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The Resource Hard white : the mainstreaming of racism in American politics, Richard C. Fording, Sanford F. Schram

Hard white : the mainstreaming of racism in American politics, Richard C. Fording, Sanford F. Schram

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Hard white : the mainstreaming of racism in American politics
Title
Hard white
Title remainder
the mainstreaming of racism in American politics
Statement of responsibility
Richard C. Fording, Sanford F. Schram
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Language
eng
Summary
"This book analyzes data from a variety of sources to understand the mainstreaming of racism today. The book puts this research in a historical context. Today with issues of globalization, immigration and demographic diversification achieving greater public salience, racism is more likely to manifest itself more in the form of a generalized ethnocentrism that expresses "outgroup hostility" toward a diverse set of groups, including Latinos and Muslims as well as African Americans. Both changes in structure and agency have facilitated the mainstreaming of racism today. Changes in the "political opportunity structure, " as witnessed by the rise of the Tea Party Movement, facilitated the mainstreaming of white extremists into the Republican Party and lay the basis for an electoral politics focused on giving voice to white people more generally acting on their outgroup hostility. Changes in the political structure were matched by the appearance of a charismatic leader in the person of Donald Trump who made great use of a transformed media landscape to stoke white people's outgroup hostility. Trump won the presidency most strategically deploying his demagoguery to mobilize white non-voters in swing states, with the end result greatly accelerating the mainstreaming racism and placing it at the center of policymaking in the White House. With the extensive empirical evidence provided, this book documents how the mainstreaming of racism today began before Trump started to run for the presidency but then increased under his leadership and it likely to be a troubling presence in U.S. politics for some time to come. The findings provided create the basis for suggestions on how to push racism back to the margins of American politics"--
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1964-
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Fording, Richard C.
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.F569 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Schram, Sanford
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  • Trump, Donald
  • Racism
  • White people
  • White people
  • Identity politics
  • United States
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Hard white : the mainstreaming of racism in American politics, Richard C. Fording, Sanford F. Schram
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-256) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
on1145894991
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 266 pages
Isbn
9780197500484
Lccn
2020007497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Hard white : the mainstreaming of racism in American politics, Richard C. Fording, Sanford F. Schram
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1145894991
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 266 pages
Isbn
9780197500484
Lccn
2020007497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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