African-American Political Psychology
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African-American Political Psychology : Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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This volume addresses questions such as: How do the unique experiences of Blacks in America influence their political psychology? What are the psychological mechanisms underlying Blacks' orientation toward politics and can these mechanisms help account for observed differences in Black political attitudes and behavior?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 246 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 17.78mm | 465g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • XVIII, 246 p.
  • 0230623557
  • 9780230623552

Table of contents

Introduction: Defining African-American Political Psychology; T.S.Philpot & I.K.White PART I: THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH IN TWO DISCIPLINES A Meeting of the Minds: Exploring the Intersection of Psychology, Political Science, and Black Politics; T.S.Philpot, K.Endres & J.Iadarola The Political Science Image of the Black Mind: Politics in the Psychology of African Americans; H.K.McClerking & H.Walton, Jr. PART II: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BLACK IDENTITY Beliefs in Black and White: How Race Influences Americans' Perceptions of Themselves, Their Racial Group, and their National Group; R.Eidelson & M.Lyubansky Feeling Different: Racial Group-Based Emotional Response to Political Events; T.S.Philpot, I.K.White, K.Wylie & E.B.McGowen When Race Matters and When It Doesn't: Racial Group Differences in Response to Racial Cues; I.K.White One of Our Own: Black Female Candidates and the Voters Who Support Them; T.S.Philpot & H.Walton, Jr. Race, Identity, and Candidate Support: A Test of Implicit Preference; J.M.Sullivan PART III: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BLACK POLITICAL ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR Religion through a Racial Lens: The Effect of Race on Religious Interpretation; E.L.McDaniel Some Like it Hot: Towards a Political Climate Explanation of Racial Differences in Political Interest; R.Block, Jr. Divide and Conquer: How Partisan Race Cues Polarize the Electorate; V.L.Hutchings & N.A.Valentino African-American Activists' Perceptions of Racism and Empowerment; K.Foster, Sr. Depressing the Vote: The Environmental Determinants of Turnout in African-American Precincts in the 2000 Presidential Election; E.B.McGowen
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Review Text

" African-American Political Psychology is part of the new research agenda in Black politics, providing broader theoretical structure for the study of Black public opinion and introducing methodological innovations for a more complicated, post-civil rights racial world." - Katherine Tate, University of California, Irvine
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" African-American Political Psychology is part of the new research agenda in Black politics, providing broader theoretical structure for the study of Black public opinion and introducing methodological innovations for a more complicated, post-civil rights racial world." - Katherine Tate, University of California, Irvine
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About Tasha S. Philpot

TASHA PHILPOT Associate Professor in the Department of Government at University of Texas at Austin, USA.

ISMAIL WHITE Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio State University, USA.
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