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The Racial Logic of Politics [electronic resource] : Asian Americans and Party Competition

Author/Creator:
Kim, Thomas P.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (205 p.)
Series:
Asian American History & Cultu
Asian American History & Cultu
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Subjects:
Asian Americans -- Politics and government -- United States.
Asian Americans -- Civil rights -- United States.
Political participation -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political parties.
Racism.
Local subjects:
Asian Americans -- Civil rights. (search)
Asian Americans -- Politics and government. (search)
Asian Americans. (search)
Political participation -- United States. (search)
Political parties -- United States. (search)
Race relations. (search)
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States. (search)
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As he systemically studies the barriers that Asian Americans face in the electoral and legislative processes, Thomas Kim shows how racism is embedded in America's two-party political system.Here Kim examines the institutional barriers that Asian Americans face in the electoral and legislative processes. Utilizing approaches from ethnic studies and political science, including rational choice theory, he demonstrates how the political logic of two-party competition actually works against Asian American political interests. According to Kim, political party leaders recognize that Asian Ameri
Contents:
Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Ideological Consensus and the Two-Party System; 3 The National Parties, Asian Americans and the Campaign Finance Controversy; 4 Asian American Congressional Representation; 5 Silence, Mobilization, and Asian American Politics; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-281-09381-5
9786611093815
1-59213-550-1
OCLC:
437182581