Gaye Brown


This edited collection reviews the developments in theoretical understanding of minority political incorporation. The chapters focus on minority groups throughout the US: Three Decades of Changing Minority Group Opportunities - Richard A. Keiser * Electoral Arrangements and Minority Political Incorporation - Richard L. Engstrom * Life After Districts - Amy B. Bridges & Katherine Underwood * The Dynamo of Urban Growth: Immigration, Naturalization, and the Restructuring of Urban Politics - Louis DeSipio * Can Cities be Elastic and Democratic too? - Arnold P. Fleischmann * Taken In or Just Taken? Political Incorporation of African-Americans in Cities - Rufus Browning, Dale Rodgers Marshall, & David Tabb * White Backlash, Black Power and Shades of Gray - Richard A. Keiser * Latino Descriptive and Policy Representation in the Midwest: Do Traditional Models Apply? - Thomas Longoria, Jr. * On Asian-American political incorporative prospects - James S. Lai * Gay and Lesbian Incorporation into Four Urban Regimes in Upstate New York - Donald B. Rosenthal * A Long and Uncertain Path: Looking Ahead to the 21st Century - Katherine Underwood *Author: Keiser, Richard A./ Underwood, Katherine *Series Title: Garland Reference Library of Social Science *Series Number: 1452 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 283 *Publication Date: 1999/12/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.78 x 5.66 x 0.99 inches

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