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Gillespie, Andra
The new Black politician : Cory Booker, Newark, and post-racial America / Andra Gillespie
New York : New York University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F144.N653 B664 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Booker, Cory
Subject(s) African American mayors -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Biography
Mayors -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Election
Subject Newark (N.J.) -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Newark (N.J.) -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 21st century
Subject(s) African Americans -- Politics and government -- Case studies
Post-racialism -- United States -- Case studies
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States -- Case studies
Political entrepreneurship -- United States -- Case studies
Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Case studies
Physical Description xi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt. 1. The Clash of Two Black Americas -- Black Political Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Style : The Theory of Elite Displacement -- Prelude : The Rise of Cory Booker -- Losing : The 2002 Mayoral Election -- pt. 2. It's Not Easy Being Elite : Governing Challenges in Post Racial Black America -- Winning : The 2006 Election -- Policy Is Politics -- Perception Is Reality : Judging Cory Booker -- The Politics of Perception : Cory Booker in Local and State Affairs -- 2010 : Electoral Politics Revisited -- Joshua, Esther and Uncle Julius : Black Political Entrepreneurs and the Future of Black Politics -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Methodological Notes -- Appendix B: List of Interviewees
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