Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2017

672 Pages | 176

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190298791

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American Government in Black and White

Diversity and Democracy

Third Edition

Paula McClain and Steven Tauber

  • Vignettes, illustrations, and case material that connect America's past and present
  • Three kinds of text boxes that help students develop empirical and qualitative analytical abilities: "Measuring Equality," "Evaluating Equality," and "Our Voices"
  • Running glossary definitions, thematic chapter conclusions, probing review questions, and annotated additional readings highlighting writings by and about racial and ethnic minorities

New to this Edition:

  • Updated analysis of the Obama presidency
  • New material on the growing racial conflict in the U.S., including discussions of the Walter Scott shooting and the Black Lives Matter movement
  • Revised "Evaluating Equality" features with new focus on debates in American Government

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