Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2014

408 Pages | 54 b/w illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199937851

Bookseller Code (02)

Deeply Divided

Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America

Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos

  • Provides a provocative new perspective on the most important social and political challenges facing Americans
  • Traces the extreme inequality and unprecedented partisan divisions of today back to the civil rights movement of the 1960s
  • Presents controversial arguments stressing the central role of race and racism in the emergence and consolidation of today's GOP
  • Interdisciplinary perspective is accessible to general readers interested in gaining a comprehensive perspective on recent American history
  • Revised and updated edition features new insights into the upcoming 2016 presidential election, including data from the latest polls, as well as reflections upon the results of the 2014 midterm elections

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