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African Americans and the American Political System (4th edition)

African Americans and the American Political System (4th edition)

By: Lucius J. Barker (author), Katherine Tate (author), Mack H. Jones (author)Paperback

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This text is appropriate for the basic survey course in American Government or Politics; Black Politics; African American Politics; Minority or Ethnic Politics; and Black Studies. It's a dynamic systematic appraisal of how African Americans fare within the prevailing theoretical, structural, and functioning patterns of the American political and governmental system.


1. Black America and the Political System: The Politics of Uncertainty. 2. The Nature of the Problem. 3. The Nature of the System. 4. The Quest for Political Power. 5. The Supreme Court and the Politics of Uncertainty. 6. Courts, Judges, and the Interaction of Law and Politics. 7. Change through Politics: Interest Groups. 8. Change through Politics: Political Parties. 9. Black Voters and Electoral Politics. 10. African Americans and the Congressional Arena. 11. The Presidency and the Policy Process: The "Poverty" of Black Politics. 12. The Authors Speak Out. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780137795628
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 372
  • ID: 9780137795628
  • weight: 462
  • ISBN10: 0137795629
  • edition: 4th edition

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