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Going home : Black representatives and their constituents

Author: Richard F Fenno
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Going Home" Ricahrd F. Fenno explores what representation has meant, and means today, to black voters and to the politicians they have elected to office. These analyses will be important for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Barbara Jordan; Louis Stokes; Chaka Fattah; Stephanie Tubbs Jones; Barbara Jordan; Louis Stokes; Chaka Fattah; Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Fenno
ISBN: 0226241300 9780226241302 0226241319 9780226241319
OCLC Number: 49844643
Description: ix, 304 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
1. African American House Members and Representation --
Change and Diversity --
Inclusion, Influence and Linkage --
Representation and the Home Perspective --
Conceptualization: Process, Connections, Negotiation and Strategy --
Elements of Strategy: Personal Goals, Constituency Contexts and Experiential Learning --
The Study --
2. Louis Stokes: 1970-1976 --
The Pioneer Cohort Personal Goals and Representational Strategy --
Constituency Context --
Electoral Connections --
Policy Connections --
Symbolic Connections --
Organizational Connections and Experiential Learning --
Personal Connections --
Minority Connections --
Liberty Hill Baptist Church --
Institutional Career and Representation --
Conclusion --
3. Barbara Jordan: 1972-1973 --
Pioneer Cohort: Diversity --
Personal Goals and Representational Strategy --
Pre-Congressional Career --
Constituency Context --
Early Negotiations and Experiential Learning --
Constituency Connections: The Campaign --
Institutional Career and Representation --
Postscript --
Conclusion --
4. Chaka Fattah: 1996-2001 --
The Contemporary Cohort --
Personal Goals and Representational Strategy --
Constituency Context --
Electoral Connections --
Policy Connections --
Symbolic Connections: The Dewey Street Award Program --
Organizational Connections and Experiential Learning --
Personal Connections --
Institutional Career and Representation --
Conclusion --
5. Louis Stokes: Postscript, 1998 --
Representational Change --
First Impressions --
Constituency Context and Electoral Connections --
Policy Connections --
Symbolic Connections: Role Model --
Organizational Connections: Party & Protection --
Minority Connections --
Institutional Career --
6. Stephanie Tubbs Jones: 2000-2002 --
Succession --
Pre-Congressional Career Electoral Connections and The Succession --
Personal Goals and Representational Strategy --
Constituency Context --
Personal Connections --
Policy Connections and Experiential Learning --
Symbolic Connections --
Organizational Connections --
Institutional Career and Experiential Learning --
Conclusion --
7. Conclusion Representation and Home Change and Cohort --
Diversity and Personal Goals --
Context and Policy Connections --
Symbolic and Organizational Connections --
Personal Connections --
Negotiation and Learning --
Institutional Careers and Home --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Richard F. Fenno.
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