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The political power of protest : [electronic resource] : minority activism and shifts in public policy / Daniel Q. Gillion, University of Pennsylvania.

Author/Creator:
Gillion, Daniel Q., 1979- author.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series:
Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Cambridge studies in contentious politics
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Subjects:
Protest movements -- United States.
Political participation -- United States.
Minorities -- Civil rights -- United States.
Contents:
1. A continuum of information: the influence of minority political protest
2. Measuring information in minority protest
3. Viewing minority protest from the Hill: the individual and collective response from Congress
4. Knocking on the president's door: the impact of minority protest on presidential responsiveness
5. Appealing to an unlikely branch: minority political protest and the Supreme Court
Conclusion: settling protest dust in a post-racial society.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Cambridge University Press
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
9781139612951 (electronic bk.)
1139612956 (electronic bk.)
9781107031142 (hardback)
1107031141 (hardback)
9781107657410 (paperback)
1107657415 (paperback)
Publisher Number:
99962032846
40022263982
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.