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The case for identity politics : polarization, demographic change, and racial appeals

Author: Christopher T Stout
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Race, ethnicity, and politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following the defeat of Hillary Clinton in the presidential election of 2016, many prominent scholars and political pundits argued that a successful Democratic Party in the future must abandon identity politics. While these calls for Democrats to distance themselves from such strategies have received much attention, there is scant academic work that empirically tests whether nonracial campaigns provide an advantage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher T Stout
ISBN: 9780813944982 0813944988
OCLC Number: 1151811384
Description: xv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Charles V. Hamilton --
Introduction: The end of identity politics? --
The increasing significance of race --
Stability and change: how the growing racial liberalism of White Democrats influences racial polarization --
The declining significance of class: racial polarization and White working-class voters --
Polarization, racialization, and White partisan political behavior --
The return of Black consciousness --
The increasing importance of racial appeals for Black voters --
Making the connection: how the current political climate has increased Latino panethnic linked fate --
The leaning giant: Latinos and racial appeals --
Using racial appeals to harness demographic change --
Conclusion: The path of least resistance.
Series Title: Race, ethnicity, and politics.
Other Titles: Polarization, demographic change, and racial appeals
Responsibility: Christopher T. Stout.

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There is scant academic work that empirically tests whether nonracial campaigns provide an advantage to Democrats today. This book argues that racial appeals are an effective form of outreach for  Read more...

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