Rethinking Obama /

This volume of "Political Power and Social Theory" includes a selection of papers exploring Obama and the Politics of Race & Religion. Chapters examine the complex dynamics of race relations and racial meaning in America under the Obama administration. The "Scholarly Controversies...

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Other Authors: Go, Julian, 1970-
Format: eBook
Published: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2011.
Series:Political power and social theory.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : examining, debating, and ranting about the Obama phenomenon / Louise Seamster, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  • The black presidential non-slave : genocide and the present tense of racial slavery / Dylan Rodríguez
  • Barack Obama's community organizing as new black politics / Tamara K. Nopper
  • The more things change : a Gramscian genealogy of Barack Obama's 'post-racial' politics, 1932-2008 / Cedric de Leon
  • The Tea Party in the age of Obama : mainstream conservatism or out-group anxiety? / Matt A. Barreto, Betsy L. Cooper, Benjamin Gonzalez, Christopher S. Parker, Christopher Towler
  • The sweet enchantment of color blindness in black face : explaining the 'miracle', debating the politics, and suggesting a way for hope to be 'for real' in America / Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Louise Seamster
  • Barack Obama and civil religion / Philip S. Gorski
  • Civil religion and the politics of belonging / Joseph Gerteis
  • Civil religion for a diverse polity / Andrew R. Murphy
  • The unfinished covenant / Michael P. Young, Christopher Pieper
  • Rejoinder : why civil religion? / Philip S. Gorski.