Minorities and Representation in American Politics (Paperback)

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Minorities and Representation in American Politics is the first book of its kind to examine underrepresented minorities with a framework based on four types of representation--descriptive, formalistic, symbolic, and substantive. Through this lens, author Rebekah Herrick looks at race, ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities not in isolation but synthesized within every chapter. This enables readers to better recognize both the similarities and differences of groups' underrepresentation. Herrick also applies her unique and constructive approach to intergroup cooperation and intersectionality, highlighting the impact that groups can have on one another.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781483386836
ISBN-10: 148338683X
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2016
Pages: 448
Language: English