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The age of Obama : the changing place of minorities in British and American society

Author: Tom Clark; Robert D Putnam; Ed Fieldhouse; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press : New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the world marvelled at a black family moving into the White House, arguments raged over whether America's race relations had truly been transformed. This book looks at the hard facts of life for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Clark; Robert D Putnam; Ed Fieldhouse; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200895629
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xiii, 162 p. : ill.
Contents: Summary1. Introduction: the diversity revolution 2. Two concepts in two countries: race and migration 3. Home truths: how minorities live 4. The rickety ladder of opportunity: minorities and work 5. Mosaic or cracked vase? Diversity and community life 6. Distorting mirrors: media framing and political debate7. Tidal generation: politics and deeper currents of public opinion 8. Concluding thoughts: making a success of the revolution BibliographyIndex -- .
Responsibility: Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse.

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