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The Obama phenomenon : toward a multiracial democracy

Author: Charles P Henry; Robert L Allen; Robert Chrisman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2011
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Perspectives on the Obama campaign and early administration


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Obama phenomenon.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011036599
Named Person: Barack Obama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles P Henry; Robert L Allen; Robert Chrisman
ISBN: 025203645X 0252078225 9780252036453 9780252078224 9780252093487 0252093488
OCLC Number: 897103423
Description: 1 online resource (326 s.) illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments Charles P. Henry / Introduction The Election 1.Charles P. Henry / The Jackson and Obama Contributions to a Multiracial Democracy; 2. Martin Kilson / The Electoral Building Blocks of Barack Obama's Victory; 3. Hanes Walton, Jr., Josephine A. V. Allen, Sherman C. Puckett & Donald R. Deskins, Jr. / The Election of Barack Obama and Its Implications for Racial Politics; 4. Julianne Malveaux / Did Race, Class, Gender, Generation, or the Economy trump in the 2008 Elections; 5. Dianne M. Pinderhughes / Race, The Presidency and Obama's First Year; 6. Herb Boyd / Obama and the Media; 7. Scharn Robinson / The Impact of the 2008 Campaign on the Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton Culture 8. Alice Walker / Lest We Forget: An open letter to my sisters who are brave; 9. Maulana Karenga / Barack Obama's Ambivalent Embrace of Blackness; 10. John L. Jackson / Obama, Black Religion, and the Rev. Wright Controversy; 11. Dwight Hopkins / Race, Religion, and the Race for the White House; 12. Ronald Williams II / Barack Obama and the Politics of Racial Representation; 13. Shaun Ossei-Owusu / Barack Obama's Anomalous Relationship with the Hip Hop Community; 14. Ula Taylor / First Lady Michelle Obama, Too Black and Too Strong Policy 15. Robin D. G. Kelley / President Obama, Freedom Democrat or Neo-Liberal; 16. Clarence Lusane / Globalization and the Obama Doctrine; 17. Cheryl Harris / Barack Obama, the Past, Present and Future of Race Remedies Robert L. Allen / Epilogue Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Charles P. Henry, Robert L. Allen, and Robert Chrisman


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