Faces of Inequality

Faces of Inequality : Social Diversity in American Politics

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The controversial new thesis of Faces of Inequality is that a state's racial and ethnic composition, more than any other factor, directs its political processes and policies. Social diversity is therefore central to any understanding of state political cultures. Overturning long-established conventional wisdom, Rodney Hero has developed a completely new lens through which to view American politics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 144.8 x 223.5 x 15.2mm | 317.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line figures
  • 0195137884
  • 9780195137880

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A valuable beginning which largely succeeds in its aim of shedding much needed light on the role of social diversity in American state politics. * Democratization *
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About Rodney E. Hero

Rodney E. Hero is Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is also the author of Latinos and the U.S. Political System (1992), which won the American Political Science Association's Ralph Bunche Award for 1993.
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