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Contemporary Controversies and the American Racial Divide: The O.J. Simpson Case and Other Controversies

Contemporary Controversies and the American Racial Divide: The O.J. Simpson Case and Other Controversies (Hardback)

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Contemporary Controversies and the American Racial Divide is a detailed study of some of the most racially divisive issues America has encountered in the past decade. Smith and Seltzer employ more than forty surveys to explore race-based public opinion differences on high-profile controversies including the Rodney King and O.J. Simpson cases; the arrest, trial, jailing, and subsequent reelection of Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry; the Million Man March and Louis Farrakhan; and the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy. The authors also look at race-based opinion differences on the inner-city crack cocaine epidemic and the spread of AIDS among the American populace.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 30/05/2000 ISBN-13: 9780742500242  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Richard Seltzer is professor of political science at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Robert C. Smith is professor of political science at San Francisco State University.

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