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After the RebellionBlack Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book takes a close look at a variety ... More

"At This Defining Moment"Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

"At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Enid Lynette Logan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In January 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. In the weeks and months following the election, as in those that preceded it, countless social observers from across the ... More

Black MosaicThe Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Candis Watts Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Historically, Black Americans have easily found common ground on political, social, and economic goals. Yet, there are signs of increasing variety of opinion among Blacks in the United States, due in ... More

Controlling the MessageNew Media in American Political Campaigns

Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Victoria A. "Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From the presidential race to the battle for the office of New York City mayor, American political candidates' approach to new media strategy is increasingly what makes or breaks their campaign. ... More

Democratizing InequalitiesDilemmas of the New Public Participation

Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, and Edward T. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opportunities to “have your say,” “get involved,” and “join the conversation” are everywhere in public life. From crowdsourcing and town hall meetings to government experiments with social media, ... More

Governed through Choice"Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Governed through Choice: "Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Jennifer M. Denbow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Women in the contemporary United States are facing heightened surveillance of their reproductive health and decisions in areas ranging from abortion law to sterilization regulation. While many of ... More

Moving Working Families ForwardThird Way Policies That Can Work

Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Robert Cherry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even as the U.S. political system remains deeply divided between right and left, there is a clear yearning for a more moderate third way that navigates an intermediate position to address the most ... More

The New Black PoliticianCory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Andra Gillespie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

At the beginning of the 21st century, a vanguard of young, affluent black leadership has emerged, often clashing with older generations of black leadership for power. The 2002 Newark mayoral race, ... More

The People's NewsMedia, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Joseph E. Uscinski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an ideal world, journalists act selflessly and in the public interest regardless of the financial consequences. However, in reality, news outlets no longer provide the most important and ... More

The Price of Progressive PoliticsThe Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Rose Ernst

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, this book exposes the contemporary reality of welfare rights politics, revealing how the language of ... More

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