African American Politics in Rural America: Theory, Practice and Case Studies from Florence County, South Carolina
By: E. Ike Udogu (author)Hardback
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This timely work examines minority and ethnic politics in rural America and other democratic societies and how the majority versus minority political competition is played out in society. Unlike most books on national, state, and local governments, African American Politics in Rural America is concerned with theory and political actors-particularly their perceptions, frustrations, and, sometimes, satisfaction with the complex processes of governance at the grassroots level in American politics.
E. Ike Udogu is a Full Professor in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Appalachian State University. He received his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is the author of several published works including Nigeria in the 21st Century: Strategies for Political Stability and Peaceful Coexistence, and is the Association of Third World Studies Vice President and President-Elect, 2005-2007.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 1. Introduction Chapter 4 2. African American Politics: A Theoretical Analysis Chapter 5 3. Political Behavior, Attitudes, and Leadership Chapter 6 4. Florence County: The Creation and Issue of Black Politics Chapter 7 5. Councilman Lovith Anderson, Jr. and the Politics in Lake City Chapter 8 6. Councilman Ed Robinson and Florence City Politics Chapter 9 7. Mayor Henry Peoples and the Politics in Timmonsville Chapter 10 8. Conclusion: Looking Forward Part 11 Appendices Chapter 12 A. General Opinion Survey Chapter 13 B. Florence County Council Members 1927-2004 Chapter 14 C. City of Florence Mayors and Council Members 1879-2004 Chapter 15 D. Lake City Mayors and Council Members Chapter 16 E. Timmonsville Mayor and Council Members 2005 Chapter 17 F. African American History: Time line of Major Events 1525-1997 Chapter 18 G. South Carolina Demographic Information: Florence County, Florence City, Lake City, and Timmonsville Part 19 Index Part 20 Selected Bibliography Part 21 Author Biography
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