The Resource Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority, (electronic resource)

Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority, (electronic resource)

Label
Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority
Title
Obama and the biracial factor
Title remainder
the battle for a new American majority
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Obama and the Biracial Factor is the first book to explore the significance of mixed-race identity as a key factor in the election of President Obama and examines the sociological and political relationship between race, power, and public policy in the United States
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Obamas racial identity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • OBAMA AND THE BIRACIAL FACTOR; Contents; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I; 1. Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction; Roots of racialization, structuralism, and power in the United States; The Iowa primary: toward a new American majority; Bill Clinton, South Carolina, and neoliberal narratives of race; Yes we can: toward a more perfect union--New Hampshire and Reverend Wright; Whats in a name? Barack Hussein Obama and anti-Muslim discourse; You lie: on post-race and mixed race representations; The biracial factor in America
  • Beyond black and white identity politicsThe battle for a new American majority; 2. Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1; The rule of hypodescent: some theoretical considerations; Black and more than black: toward a more perfect union; Race and whiteness: the politics of inclusion; Black, white, and multiracial: a more perfect union; 3. A patchwork heritage: multiracial citation in Barack Obamas Dreams from My Father; Self-representation; The limits of self-representation; Citing stereotypes; Conclusion
  • 4. Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack ObamaPart II; 5. Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for a more perfect union; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Obama as a visible representation of African Americans, people of color, and people of mixed race; Mending social, political, religious, and economic divisions in the U.S.; Easing international political tensions; Mixed race as a metaphor for healing; Conclusions; 6. Is no one as Irish as Barack OBama?; Commentary on Obamas racial and ethnic identity; Obamas own racial and ethnic claims
  • Irish America and the importance of OBamaObamas reception in Ireland; Conclusions; Appendix: Lyrics to Theres No One as Irish as Barack OBama by The Corrigan Brothers (with Shay Black); 7. Mixed race kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama; Developing a kin-aesthetic; 8. Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective; Mutt, mongrel, mulatto: the significance of race and etymology; Black and mixed race: Obamas public and private identities; Mixed race identity and the mixed race experience
  • The contemporary mulatto: multiraciality and the multiracial movementAuthenticity and identity: African America and the fact of blackness; Conclusion: Obamas multiraciality and hybrid blackness; Part III; 9. A different kind of blackness: the question of Obamas blackness and intraracial variation among African Americans; Introduction; Intraracial variation among African Americans; The salience of racial variation in African American lives; Implications; Conclusion; 10. Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era
Control code
ocn784885287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt8hgcrq
Label
Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Obamas racial identity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • OBAMA AND THE BIRACIAL FACTOR; Contents; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I; 1. Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction; Roots of racialization, structuralism, and power in the United States; The Iowa primary: toward a new American majority; Bill Clinton, South Carolina, and neoliberal narratives of race; Yes we can: toward a more perfect union--New Hampshire and Reverend Wright; Whats in a name? Barack Hussein Obama and anti-Muslim discourse; You lie: on post-race and mixed race representations; The biracial factor in America
  • Beyond black and white identity politicsThe battle for a new American majority; 2. Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1; The rule of hypodescent: some theoretical considerations; Black and more than black: toward a more perfect union; Race and whiteness: the politics of inclusion; Black, white, and multiracial: a more perfect union; 3. A patchwork heritage: multiracial citation in Barack Obamas Dreams from My Father; Self-representation; The limits of self-representation; Citing stereotypes; Conclusion
  • 4. Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack ObamaPart II; 5. Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for a more perfect union; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Obama as a visible representation of African Americans, people of color, and people of mixed race; Mending social, political, religious, and economic divisions in the U.S.; Easing international political tensions; Mixed race as a metaphor for healing; Conclusions; 6. Is no one as Irish as Barack OBama?; Commentary on Obamas racial and ethnic identity; Obamas own racial and ethnic claims
  • Irish America and the importance of OBamaObamas reception in Ireland; Conclusions; Appendix: Lyrics to Theres No One as Irish as Barack OBama by The Corrigan Brothers (with Shay Black); 7. Mixed race kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama; Developing a kin-aesthetic; 8. Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective; Mutt, mongrel, mulatto: the significance of race and etymology; Black and mixed race: Obamas public and private identities; Mixed race identity and the mixed race experience
  • The contemporary mulatto: multiraciality and the multiracial movementAuthenticity and identity: African America and the fact of blackness; Conclusion: Obamas multiraciality and hybrid blackness; Part III; 9. A different kind of blackness: the question of Obamas blackness and intraracial variation among African Americans; Introduction; Intraracial variation among African Americans; The salience of racial variation in African American lives; Implications; Conclusion; 10. Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era
Control code
ocn784885287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt8hgcrq

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