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Published: 15 May 2014

272 Pages | 2 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199352432

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Sisters in the Statehouse

Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Nadia Brown

  • Argues for an update to the fixed theory model of identity in politics by focusing on narrative histories
  • The first study that empirically examines how difference is recognized within groups and not just between groups
  • First to disaggregate perspectives within race and gender categories to explore the use of identity while drawing concrete connections from descriptive to substantive representation

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