Reaching beyond race

Sniderman, Paul M

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  • Creator Paul M. Sniderman, Edward G. Carmines
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780674145795, 0674145798, 9780674145788, 067414578X
  • OCLC ocm36884182


  • "If white Americans could reveal what they really think about race, without the risk of appearing racist, what would they say? In this innovative book, Paul Sniderman and Edward Carmines illuminate aspects of white Americans' thinking about the politics of race previously hidden from sight. And in a thoughtful follow-up analysis, they point the way toward public policies that could gain wide support and reduce the gap between black and white Americans." "Their discoveries will surprise pollsters and policymakers alike. The authors show that prejudice, although by no means gone, has lost its power to dominate the political thinking of white Americans."--BOOK JACKET.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-183) and index.


  • 1. Tangled Politics -- 2. Affirmative Action's Vortex -- 3. The Power of Prejudice -- 4. Color-Blind Politics -- 5. Liberalism's Predicament
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