The politics of democratic inclusion [electronic resource] / edited by Christina Wolbrecht and Rodney E. Hero ; with Peri E. Arnold and Alvin B. Tillery.
- Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
1 online resource (351 p.)
- Political participation -- United States.
Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
- Electronic books.
- How institutions foster and hinder political participation of the underrepresented
- Contents; 1. Introduction; I. DIVERSITY WITHIN AND ACROSS GROUPS; 2. From Nominal to Ordinal: Reconceiving Racial and Ethnic Hierarchy in the United States; 3. Reviving Group Consciousness; 4. Bringing Outsiders In: Questions of Immigrant Incorporation; II. MEDIATING INSTITUTIONS; 5. Social Movements as Mechanisms for Political Inclusion; 6. Race, Parties, and Democratic Inclusion; 7. Race, Ethnicity, and Electoral Mobilization: Where's the Party?; 8. Political Parties, Minorities, and Elected Office: Comparing Opportunities for Inclusion in the United States and Britain
9. Political Institutions and Incorporation of ImmigrantsIII. GOVERNING INSTITUTIONS; 10. Splintering Citizenship and the Prospects for Democratic Inclusion; 11. School Boards and the Politics of Education Policy: Downstream Consequences of Structure; 12. A Tangled Legacy: Federal Courts and Struggles for Democratic Inclusion; 13. The Representation of Racial Interests in the U.S. Congress; 14. The American Presidency and the Politics of Democratic Inclusion; About the Contributors; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Wolbrecht, Christina.
Hero, Rodney E., 1953-
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