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Going home : Black representatives and their constituents

Author: Richard F Fenno
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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30 years ago there were nine African Americans in the US House of Representatives. Today there are four times that number. In 'Going Home' Richard F. Fenno explores what representation has meant - and means today - to black voters and to the politicians they have elected to office. Fenno follows the careers of four black representatives - Louis Stokes, Barbara Jordan, Chaka Fattah, and Stephanie Tubbs Jones - from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fenno, Richard F., 1926-
Going home.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002007704
(OCoLC)49844643
Named Person: Barbara Jordan; Louis Stokes; Chaka Fattah; Stephanie Tubbs Jones; Barbara Jordan; Louis Stokes; Chaka Fattah; Stephanie Tubbs Jones; Barbara Jordan; Louis Stokes; Chaka Fattah; Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Fenno
ISBN: 9780226241326 0226241327
OCLC Number: 721926916
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 304 p.)
Contents: 1. African American house members and representation --
2. Louis Stokes : 1970-1976 --
3. Barbara Jordon : 1972-1973 --
4. Chaka Fattah : 1996-2001 --
5. Louis Stokes : postscript, 1998 --
6. Stephanie Tubbs Jones : 2000-2002 --
7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Richard F. Fenno.

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