Whose Black politics? : cases in post-racial Black leadership / edited by Andra Gillespie.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Gillespie, Andra.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Meet the new class : theorizing young Black leadership in a "postracial" era /
  • Andra Gillespie
  • Creating opportunity : how young Black politicians break into the political scene
  • Racial authenticity and redistricting : a comparison of Artur Davis's 2000 and 2002 congressional campaigns /
  • Andra Gillespie and
  • Emma Tolbert
  • Losing and winning : Cory Booker's ascent to Newark's mayoralty /
  • Andra Gillespie
  • Inheritance and Governance :
  • what Black political scions do once they get elected
  • Like father, like son? : Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s tenure as a US congressman /
  • Randolph Burnside and Antonio Rodriguez
  • Hype, hip-hop, and heartbreak : the rise and fall of Kwame Kilpatrick /
  • Athena King, Todd Shaw, and Lester Spence
  • The rise of Barack Obama : its implications for Black politics
  • The burden of Jekyll and Hyde : Barack Obama, racial identity, and Black political behavior /
  • Lorrie Frasure
  • Leadership, legitimacy, and public perceptions of Barack Obama /
  • Charlton McIlwain
  • New perspectives on deracialization
  • Between generations : Deval Patrick's election as Massachusetts' first Black governor /
  • Angela K. Lewis
  • The declining significance of race : Adrian Fenty and the smooth electoral transition /
  • Rachel Yon
  • Situational deracialization, Harold Ford, and the 2006 Senate race in Tennessee /
  • Sekou Franklin
  • The "Steele problem" and the new Republican battle for Black votes : legacy, loyalty, and lexicon in Maryland's 2006 Senate contest /
  • Tyson D. King-Meadows
  • Intersectionality and African American politics in the twenty-first century
  • Race, religion, and post-9/11 America : the election of Keith Ellison /
  • Andra Gillespie and
  • Amber Perez
  • Young, gifted, Black, and female : why aren't there more Yvette Clarkes in Congress? /
  • Katrina Gamble
  • Conclusion: where do we go from here?