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American blindspot : race, class, religion, and the Trump presidency / Gerardo Martí, Davidson College.

Author/Creator:
Marti, Gerardo, 1965- author.
Other Title:
Race, class, religion, and the Trump presidency
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 319 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Trump, Donald, 1946-.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-.
Social classes -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Religion -- 21st century.
Religion and politics -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-.
Economic policy.
Politics and government.
Presidents -- Election.
Race relations.
Religion.
Religion and politics.
Social classes -- Political aspects.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The unexpected president: the 2016 Trump election and white evangelical support
Deep cultural background on racial inequality: slavery and territorial expansion in early America
Racialized power and constraints of freedom after slavery: failure of Reconstruction
A "True American" identity: immigration and the restriction of citizenship
Business-friendly evangelicalism: theological turn of mid-twentieth-century Christianity
The establishment of free-market conservatism: religious imperatives of Reagan-era economics
Reactionary politics of the Tea Party: Barack Obama and his critics
Increased concentration of elite wealth through asset growth: the 2007 market collapse and the rule of finance
Identity politics and evangelical support: Trump's white Christian nationalism
Conclusion: ethnoreligious structures of inequality in the Trump presidency.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-304) and index.
ISBN:
153811609X
9781538116098
9781538116081
1538116081
OCLC:
1108513404
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