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Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home - 11 edition

Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home (ISBN10: 0521177014; ISBN13: 9780521177016)
ISBN13: 978-0521177016
ISBN10: 0521177014

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1107003514
ISBN10: 1107003512

Summary: The symbolic importance of Barack Obama's election is without question. But beyond symbolism, does the election of African-American politicians matter? Grose argues that it does and presents a unified theory of representation. Electing African-American legislators yields more federal dollars and congressional attention directed toward African-American voters. However, race and affirmative action gerrymandering have no impact on public policy passed in Congress. Grose is the first to ...show moreexamine a natural experiment and exceptional moment in history in which black legislators - especially in the U.S. South - represented districts with a majority of white constituents. This is the first systematic examination of the effect of a legislator's race above and beyond the effect of constituency racial characteristics. Grose offers policy prescriptions, including the suggestion that voting rights advocates, the courts, and redistricters draw 'black decisive districts', electorally competitive districts that are likely to elect African Americans. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 11
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2011
International: No



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