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Author McClain, Paula Denice.
Title "Can we all get along?" : racial and ethnic minorities in American politics / Paula D. McClain, Joseph Stewart, Jr.
Imprint Boulder, Colo : Westview Press, 1995.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E184.A1 M127    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E184.A1 M127    AVAILABLE  
Series Dilemmas in American politics
Dilemmas in American politics.
Subject Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
Alt Name Stewart, Joseph, 1951-
Description 208 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-199) and index.
ISBN 0813319684 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813319692 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 32384854
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Preface 
1America's Dilemmas1
  Race and Ethnicity7
  American Government Foundation and Racial Minorities9
  The Constitution and Black and Indian Citizenship11
  Citizenship and Later Minorities: Latinos and Asians16
  The Constitution and Black and Indian Suffrage19
  Structure of This Book23
2Resources and Status of America's Racial Minorities27
  Population Size, Socioeconomic Status, and Concentration29
  Participation in a Civil Rights Movement37
  Voting Rights Law49
3America's Racial Minorities in the Contemporary Political System: Actors55
  Group Identity and Perceptions of Discrimination59
  Political Ideology62
  Partisan Identification65
  Voting Behavior74
  Interest Group Activities79
4America's Racial Minorities and the Policymaking Process85
  Agenda Setting88
  Minority Representation89
  Federalism105
  State Elective Office107
  Equal Educational Opportunity108
5Coalition or Competition? Patterns of Interminority Group Relations123
  Interminority Group Relations126
  Coalition or Competition Politics?126
  Los Angeles130
6Will We "All Get Along?"145
  The Dilemmas Revisited148
  Looking to the Future151
 Discussion Questions155
 Glossary159
 Timelines165
 Notes189
 References191
 About the Book and Authors200
 Index201