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Black faces, black interests : the representation of African Americans in Congress

Author: Carol M Swain
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Enlarged edView all editions and formats
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Presented here in an enlarged edition, Black Faces, Black Interests presents persuasive evidence that challenges the notion that only African Americans can represent black interests effectively in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol M Swain
ISBN: 0761834079 9780761834076
OCLC Number: 70120242
Description: xi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Black Representatives --
White Representatives --
Implications --
Research Methods --
Campaign Finance, 1980-1990 --
Legislative Records of All Black Representatives, 100th Congress.
Responsibility: Carol M. Swain.
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Swain's analysis of a pivotal empirical issue-the representational effects of racial gerrymandering that assures safe seats to black politicians-is essential reading for citizens concerned about the Read more...

 
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