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Post-racial or most-racial? : race and politics in the Obama era, Michael Tesler

Label
Post-racial or most-racial? : race and politics in the Obama era
Title
Post-racial or most-racial?
Title remainder
race and politics in the Obama era
Statement of responsibility
Michael Tesler
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When Barack Obama won the presidency, many posited that we were entering into a post-racial period in American politics. Regrettably, the reality hasn't lived up to that expectation. Instead, Americans' political beliefs have become significantly more polarized by racial considerations than they had been before Obama's presidency--in spite of his administration's considerable efforts to neutralize the political impact of race. Michael Tesler shows how, in the years that followed the 2008 election--a presidential election more polarized by racial attitudes than any other in modern times--racial considerations have come increasingly to influence many aspects of political decision making. These range from people's evaluations of prominent politicians and the parties to issues seemingly unrelated to race like assessments of public policy or objective economic conditions. Some people even displayed more positive feelings toward Obama's dog, Bo, when they were told he belonged to Ted Kennedy. More broadly, Tesler argues that the rapidly intensifying influence of race in American politics is driving the polarizing partisan divide and the vitriolic atmosphere that has come to characterize American politics. One of the most important books on American racial politics in recent years, Post-Racial or Most-Racial? is required reading for anyone wishing to understand what has happened in the United States during Obama's presidency and how it might shape the country long after he leaves office."--Publisher's description
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ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tesler, Michael
Dewey number
305.80097309/0512
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
T465 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Chicago studies in American politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Race awareness
  • Ethnic attitudes
  • Ethnic attitudes
  • Politics and government
  • Race awareness
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Post-racial or most-racial? : race and politics in the Obama era, Michael Tesler
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Racial Attitudes and American Politics in the Age of Obama -- The spillover of Racialization Hypothesis -- The Obama Presidency, Racial attitudes, and the 2012 election -- Racial Attitudes and Evaluations of Public Figures in the Obama Era -- The Spillover of Racialization into Public Policy Preferences -- Racial Attitudes and Voting for Congress in the Obama Era -- The Growing Racialization of Partisan Attachments -- The Expanding Political Divide between White and Nonwhite Americans -- Conclusion : Racial Politics in the Obama and Post-Obama Eras
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 262 pages
Isbn
9780226353012
Lccn
2015027993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025926446
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914417761
  • 1825342
  • (OCoLC)ocn914417761
  • 1825342
Label
Post-racial or most-racial? : race and politics in the Obama era, Michael Tesler
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Racial Attitudes and American Politics in the Age of Obama -- The spillover of Racialization Hypothesis -- The Obama Presidency, Racial attitudes, and the 2012 election -- Racial Attitudes and Evaluations of Public Figures in the Obama Era -- The Spillover of Racialization into Public Policy Preferences -- Racial Attitudes and Voting for Congress in the Obama Era -- The Growing Racialization of Partisan Attachments -- The Expanding Political Divide between White and Nonwhite Americans -- Conclusion : Racial Politics in the Obama and Post-Obama Eras
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 262 pages
Isbn
9780226353012
Lccn
2015027993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025926446
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914417761
  • 1825342
  • (OCoLC)ocn914417761
  • 1825342

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