The new Black politician : Cory Booker, Newark, and post-racial America

Gillespie, Andra

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  • Creator Andra Gillespie
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : New York University Press, [2012] ©2012
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780814732441, 0814732445, 9780814738689, 0814738680, 9780814738696, 0814738699
  • OCLC ocn756592628

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Pt. 1. The Clash of Two Black Americas -- Black Political Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Style : The Theory of Elite Displacement -- Prelude : The Rise of Cory Booker -- Losing : The 2002 Mayoral Election -- pt. 2. It's Not Easy Being Elite : Governing Challenges in Post Racial Black America -- Winning : The 2006 Election -- Policy Is Politics -- Perception Is Reality : Judging Cory Booker -- The Politics of Perception : Cory Booker in Local and State Affairs -- 2010 : Electoral Politics Revisited -- Joshua, Esther and Uncle Julius : Black Political Entrepreneurs and the Future of Black Politics -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Methodological Notes -- Appendix B: List of Interviewees
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