Black mosaic : the politics of Black pan-ethnic diversity (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Black mosaic : the politics of Black pan-ethnic diversity

Author: Candis Watts Smith
Publisher: New York : New York Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historically, Black Americans have easily found common ground on political, social, and economic goals. Yet, there are signs of increasing variety of opinion among Blacks in the United States, due in large part to the influx of Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean, and African immigrants to the United States. In fact, the very definition of 'African American' as well as who can self-identity as Black is becoming more  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Candis Watts Smith
ISBN: 9781479805310 1479805319 9781479823543 1479823546
OCLC Number: 915577249
Description: x, 277 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1 Black on Black History 19 2 Diasporic Consciousness: Theorizing Black Pan-Ethnic Identity and Intraracial Politics 45 3 From Group Membership to Group Identification 69 4 Broadening Black Identity: Evidence in National Data 110 5 Politicizing Identities: Linking Identity to Politics 133 6 Perspectives on Intraracial Coalition and Conflict 175 Conclusion: My President Is Black? 197 Appendix A: Presentation of Survey Items and Variable Measures 206 Appendix B: Interview Respondent Characteristics 210 Appendix C: Semistructured Interview Guide 214 Notes 219 Bibliography 249 Index 267 About the Author 277
Responsibility: Candis Watts Smith.

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Historically, Black Americans have easily found common ground on political, social, and economic goals. Yet, there are signs of increasing variety of opinion among Blacks in the United States, due in  Read more...

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Black Mosaic addresses a significant, and often-neglected, subject in African American politics.The prose is engaging and accessible, the scholarship is first-rate, and the conclusions are Read more...

 
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