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Author Gillespie, Andra.

Title The new Black politician [electronic resource] : Cory Booker, Newark, and post-racial America / Andra Gillespie.

Published New York : New York University Press, 2012.


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Physical description xi, 314 p. : ill.
Bibliography 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Booker, Cory.
African American mayors -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Biography.
Mayors -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Election.
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.
Newark (N.J.) -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Newark (N.J.) -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780814732441 (cloth alk. paper)
9780814738689 (e-book)