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White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping American politics. Using an array of data and analysis, it shows that fears about immigration fundamentally influence ... More


Does the Tea Party Really Want Their Country Back?

Christopher S. Parker and Matt A. Barreto

in Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163611
eISBN:
9781400852314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163611.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes claims made by the Tea Party's critics, who argue that the movement is one rooted in bigotry. The minority and immigrant population in America has grown dramatically, eventually ... More


Congress, Minority Interests, and Federal Policymaking

Michael D. Minta

in Oversight: Representing the Interests of Blacks and Latinos in Congress

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149257
eISBN:
9781400840342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149257.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Congress' historical and contemporary role in overseeing the bureaucracy as it relates to enacting and implementing racial/ethnic and social welfare policies. Most of the ... More


The Geography of the Immigration Backlash

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines whether demographics influences white attitudes toward immigration. It asks whether living near heavy concentrations of immigrants and Latinos is threatening enough to produce a ... More


The Policy Backlash

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the implications of white backlash for the policy decisions of state legislatures, focusing on five policy areas: health care, criminal justice, education, taxation, and ... More


Implications for a Deeply Divided United States

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This conclusion summarizes the book's main findings and considers their implications for the areas of race, immigration, and American politics. The results confirm the important role that immigration ... More


The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the ongoing contests and shifting political and social landscape of America in the Obama era as it applies to the core elements of the “culture war.” It considers a central ... More


The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

J. Oliver

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is rapidly changing from a country monochromatically divided between black and white into a multiethnic society. This book helps us to understand America's racial future by ... More


From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Alexandra Délano Alonso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190688578
eISBN:
9780190688615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688578.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Assistance for immigrants to learn English, receive health services, open a bank account, apply for naturalization, or get a work certification is generally considered the responsibility of the ... More


The Reproduction of Inequality

Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum

in Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452383
eISBN:
9780801469503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452383.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter assesses some limitations of the paid family leave (PFL) program's effectiveness. Awareness of PFL remains extremely limited among Californians. Although support for the idea of PFL is ... More


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