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The End Of Race?: Obama, 2008, And Racial Politics In America

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How did race affect the election that gave America its first African American president? This book offers some fascinating, and perhaps controversial, findings. Donald R. Kinder and Allison Dale-Riddle assert that racism was in fact an important factor in 2008, and that if not for racism, Barack Obama would have won in a landslide. On the way to this conclusion, they make

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Paperback, 399 pages
Published January 24th 2012 by University Of Chicago Press (first published July 15th 1996)
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Sep 22, 2015 Chris rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I remember Professor Kinder when I was a poli-sci major many years ago at the University of Michigan. I'm glad to see that he's still doing research. This is a very good book and contradicts a lot of the simplistic notions in the popular culture about President Obama and race.
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