Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 October 2014

408 Pages | 54 b/w illus.


ISBN: 9780199937851

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Deeply Divided

Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America

Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos

  • Advances a novel interpretation of 20th-century American political history
  • Traces the current conservative turn in American politics back to the social reforms of the 1960s
  • Interdisciplinary perspective is accessible to general readers interested in gaining a comprehensive perspective on recent American history
  • Presents controversial argument stressing the central role of race and racism in the emergence and consolidation of today's GOP