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Title Obama and the biracial factor : the battle for a new American majority.
Publication Info Bristol : Policy Press, 2012.



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Contents Part I; 1. Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction; Roots of racialization, structuralism, and power in the United States; The Iowa primary: toward a new American majority; Bill Clinton, South Carolina, and neoliberal narratives of race; Yes we can: toward a "more perfect" union--New Hampshire and Reverend Wright; What's in a name? Barack Hussein Obama and anti-Muslim discourse; You lie: on "post-race" and mixed race representations; The biracial factor in America.
Beyond black and white identity politicsThe battle for a new American majority; 2. Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1; The rule of hypodescent: some theoretical considerations; Black and more than black: toward a more perfect union; Race and whiteness: the politics of inclusion; Black, white, and multiracial: a more perfect union; 3. "A patchwork heritage": multiracial citation in Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father; Self-representation; The limits of self-representation; Citing stereotypes; Conclusion.
4. Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack ObamaPart II; 5. Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for "a more perfect union"; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Obama as a visible representation of African Americans, people of color, and people of mixed race; Mending social, political, religious, and economic divisions in the U.S.; Easing international political tensions; Mixed race as a metaphor for healing; Conclusions; 6. Is "no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama?"; Commentary on Obama's racial and ethnic identity; Obama's own racial and ethnic claims.
Irish America and the importance of O'BamaObama's reception in Ireland; Conclusions; Appendix: Lyrics to 'There's No One as Irish as Barack O'Bama' by The Corrigan Brothers (with Shay Black); 7. Mixed race kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama; Developing a kin-aesthetic; 8. Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective; Mutt, mongrel, mulatto: the significance of race and etymology; Black and mixed race: Obama's public and private identities; Mixed race identity and the mixed race experience.
The contemporary mulatto: multiraciality and the multiracial movementAuthenticity and identity: African America and the fact of blackness; Conclusion: Obama's multiraciality and hybrid blackness; Part III; 9. A different kind of blackness: the question of Obama's blackness and intraracial variation among African Americans; Introduction; Intraracial variation among African Americans; The salience of racial variation in African American lives; Implications; Conclusion; 10. Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era.
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ISBN 9781447301028
1447301021
1280128623
9781280128622
9781447307228
1447307224
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Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Alt author Jolivétte, Andrew, 1975-
Descript 1 online resource (253 pages)
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Contents Part I; 1. Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction; Roots of racialization, structuralism, and power in the United States; The Iowa primary: toward a new American majority; Bill Clinton, South Carolina, and neoliberal narratives of race; Yes we can: toward a "more perfect" union--New Hampshire and Reverend Wright; What's in a name? Barack Hussein Obama and anti-Muslim discourse; You lie: on "post-race" and mixed race representations; The biracial factor in America.
Beyond black and white identity politicsThe battle for a new American majority; 2. Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1; The rule of hypodescent: some theoretical considerations; Black and more than black: toward a more perfect union; Race and whiteness: the politics of inclusion; Black, white, and multiracial: a more perfect union; 3. "A patchwork heritage": multiracial citation in Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father; Self-representation; The limits of self-representation; Citing stereotypes; Conclusion.
4. Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack ObamaPart II; 5. Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for "a more perfect union"; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Obama as a visible representation of African Americans, people of color, and people of mixed race; Mending social, political, religious, and economic divisions in the U.S.; Easing international political tensions; Mixed race as a metaphor for healing; Conclusions; 6. Is "no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama?"; Commentary on Obama's racial and ethnic identity; Obama's own racial and ethnic claims.
Irish America and the importance of O'BamaObama's reception in Ireland; Conclusions; Appendix: Lyrics to 'There's No One as Irish as Barack O'Bama' by The Corrigan Brothers (with Shay Black); 7. Mixed race kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama; Developing a kin-aesthetic; 8. Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective; Mutt, mongrel, mulatto: the significance of race and etymology; Black and mixed race: Obama's public and private identities; Mixed race identity and the mixed race experience.
The contemporary mulatto: multiraciality and the multiracial movementAuthenticity and identity: African America and the fact of blackness; Conclusion: Obama's multiraciality and hybrid blackness; Part III; 9. A different kind of blackness: the question of Obama's blackness and intraracial variation among African Americans; Introduction; Intraracial variation among African Americans; The salience of racial variation in African American lives; Implications; Conclusion; 10. Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781447301028
1447301021
1280128623
9781280128622
9781447307228
1447307224
Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Alt author Jolivétte, Andrew, 1975-

Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Descript 1 online resource (253 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Descript data file rda
Contents Part I; 1. Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction; Roots of racialization, structuralism, and power in the United States; The Iowa primary: toward a new American majority; Bill Clinton, South Carolina, and neoliberal narratives of race; Yes we can: toward a "more perfect" union--New Hampshire and Reverend Wright; What's in a name? Barack Hussein Obama and anti-Muslim discourse; You lie: on "post-race" and mixed race representations; The biracial factor in America.
Beyond black and white identity politicsThe battle for a new American majority; 2. Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1; The rule of hypodescent: some theoretical considerations; Black and more than black: toward a more perfect union; Race and whiteness: the politics of inclusion; Black, white, and multiracial: a more perfect union; 3. "A patchwork heritage": multiracial citation in Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father; Self-representation; The limits of self-representation; Citing stereotypes; Conclusion.
4. Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack ObamaPart II; 5. Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for "a more perfect union"; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Obama as a visible representation of African Americans, people of color, and people of mixed race; Mending social, political, religious, and economic divisions in the U.S.; Easing international political tensions; Mixed race as a metaphor for healing; Conclusions; 6. Is "no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama?"; Commentary on Obama's racial and ethnic identity; Obama's own racial and ethnic claims.
Irish America and the importance of O'BamaObama's reception in Ireland; Conclusions; Appendix: Lyrics to 'There's No One as Irish as Barack O'Bama' by The Corrigan Brothers (with Shay Black); 7. Mixed race kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama; Developing a kin-aesthetic; 8. Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective; Mutt, mongrel, mulatto: the significance of race and etymology; Black and mixed race: Obama's public and private identities; Mixed race identity and the mixed race experience.
The contemporary mulatto: multiraciality and the multiracial movementAuthenticity and identity: African America and the fact of blackness; Conclusion: Obama's multiraciality and hybrid blackness; Part III; 9. A different kind of blackness: the question of Obama's blackness and intraracial variation among African Americans; Introduction; Intraracial variation among African Americans; The salience of racial variation in African American lives; Implications; Conclusion; 10. Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Jolivétte, Andrew, 1975-
ISBN 9781447301028
1447301021
1280128623
9781280128622
9781447307228
1447307224

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