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Intersectionality and Representation

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the contemporary universe of organizations representing women, racial minorities, and low-income people in national politics. Organizations representing marginalized groups ... More


Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Dara Z. Strolovitch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. This systematic ... More


Closer to a Pluralist Heaven?

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which describes the role of advocacy organizations as representatives for marginalized groups, elaborates the policy typology and study design, and explores some of the limitations of ... More


Tyranny of the Minority? Institutional Targets and Advocacy Strategies

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the use of the courts by advocacy organizations and evaluates whether the political institutions that are targeted by these organizations vary by issue type. It then assesses ... More


Can Members of Marginalized Groups Remain Invested in Schooling?: An Assessment from the United States and the United Kingdom

Angel L. Harris

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines whether members of marginalized groups can remain invested in education despite persistent encounters with barriers to upward socioeconomic mobility. The first part looks at the ... More


Introduction

Atalia Omer

in When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the conceptual and ideological constraints of the Israeli peace camp. It focuses on the perceptions of marginalized groups within the Israeli and Jewish contexts, highlighting how ... More


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