African American Perspectives on Political Science

ISBN-10: 1592131093

ISBN-13: 9781592131099

Edition: 2007

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Race matters in both national and international politics. Starting from this perspective, this work presents original essays from African American political scientists. These essays evaluate the discipline, its subfields, the quality of race-related research, and omissions in the literature.
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List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 1/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Jeffrey R. Henig is Professor of Political Science and Education at Teachers College and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. His books include The Color of School Reform (Princeton), named by American Political Science Association as the best in urban politics, and Rethinking School Choice (Princeton). Wilbur C. Rich is Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College. His books include Black Mayors and School Politics.

Dona Cooper Hamilton is associate professor of social work at Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York.Charles V. Hamilton is Wallace Sayre Professor of Government at Columbia University.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Race and Political Scientists
Still at the Margins: The Persistence of Neglect of African American Issues in Political Science, 1986-2003
The Race Variable and the American Political Science Association's State of the Discipline Reports and Books, 1907-2002
African American Political Scientists in Academic Wonderland
Globalization and Transnational Politics
Black Politics in Latin America: An Analysis of National and Transnational Politics
Globalization and the Study of Development
Civic Engagement and Voting
Political Science and the Study of African American Public Opinion
A Black Gender Gap? Continuity and Change in Attitudes toward Black Feminism
Going It Alone: Black Women Activists and Black Organizational Quiescence
Political Scientists and the Activist-Technocrat Dichotomy: The Case of John Aubrey Davis
Political Institutions
Dimensions of Representation and the Congressional Black Caucus
Toward a Critical Race Theory in Political Science: A New Synthesis for Understanding Race, Law, and Politics
Presidential Leadership and the Politics of Race: Stereotypes, Symbols, and Scholarship
The Subfields
Comparative Politics and Asia: Contesting Hegemonic Inter- and Intra-Disciplinary Boundaries
Race and the Problem of Equity in the Administrative State: Implications for Political Science Theory and Methods
Race and the City: The View from Two Political Science Journals
Navigating the Muddy Waters of the Mainstream: Tracing the Mystification of Racism in International Relations
A Critical Review of American Political Institutions: Reading Race into the Constitutional "Silence" on Race
Political Science Confronts Afro-America: A Reconsideration
Contributors
Index
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