Obama's Race The 2008 Election and the Dream of a Post-Racial America

ISBN-10: 0226793834

ISBN-13: 9780226793832

Edition: 2010

Authors: Michael Tesler, David O. Sears

List price: $24.00 Buy it from $12.18
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Barack Obama's presidential victory naturally led people to believe that the United States might finally be moving into a post-racial era.Obama's Raceand its eye-opening account of the role played by race in the electionpaints a dramatically different picture. The authors argue that the 2008 election was more polarized by racial attitudes than any other presidential election on recordand perhaps more significantly, that there were two sides to this racialization: resentful oppositiontoand racially liberal supportforObama. As Obama's campaign was given a boost in the primaries from racial liberals that extended well beyond that usually offered to ideologically similar white candidates, Hillary Clinton lost much of her longstanding support and instead became the preferred candidate of Democratic racial conservatives. Time and again, voters' racial predispositions trumped their ideological preferences as John McCainseldom described as conservative in matters of racebecame the darling of racial conservatives from both parties. Hard-hitting and sure to be controversial,Obama's Racewill be both praised and criticizedbut certainly not ignored.
Used Starting from $17.80
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Michael Tesleris a graduate student in political science at UCLA.David O. Searsis distinguished professor of psychology and political science at UCLA and the author of numerous books.

Acknowledgments
Introduction Obama as Post-Racial?
Background Race in Presidential Elections
Racialized Momentum The Two Sides of Racialization in the Primaries
The General Election The Two Sides of Racialization and Short-Term Political Dynamics
The Spillover of Racialization
The Racialized Voting Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
The Paradox of Gender Traditionalists' Support for Hillary Clinton
Beyond Black and White Obama as �Other�
Is the Obama Presidency Post-Racial? Evidence from His First Year in Office
Appendix
Notes
References
Index
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×