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Where Are We Exactly?

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter calls for very specific changes in the census race and ethnic questions. The strategy depends on a close understanding of the political and technical landscape. It is often the fine ... More


Race, the Presidency, and Obama’s First Year

Dianne M. Pinderhughes

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the presidential candidacy and early presidency of Barack Obama during 2008 and 2009. It looks at how candidate Obama managed race in the primary and general election campaigns, ... More


Too Damned Long in the Woods to Be Fooled By Weasels: Youth, Labor, Spies, and the Post-Convention Campaign

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how the national leaders of the Progressive Party focused primarily on mobilizing two core constituencies—youth and organized labor—as they prepared for the fall campaign. From ... More


Electoral and Party Systems

André Blais, Shaun Bowler, and Bernard Grofman

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Electoral laws are often regarded as the key factors structuring party competition. Yet, despite having very similar electoral systems, reflecting a shared colonial legacy, the United States (U.S.) ... More


Constituency and Leadership in the Evolution of Resistance Organizations

Hahrie Han and Michelle Oyakawa

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the way old and new movement organizations addressed strategic dilemmas regarding constituency and leadership in the Trump Era. This chapter examines two case organizations to ... More


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