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Class along the color line

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Racial politics, local geography, and white preferences in modern America
Abstract:

This thesis traces the contours of the Black-White color line in modern America by illuminating how Whites’ racialized political behavior varies across local geographic contexts.

In a critical reinterpretation of the racial threat hypothesis, I argue that local geography conditions the relationship between Whites’ racial orientations and their preferences on policies related to race—but not because Whites are passively threatened in proximity to a Black population. Rather, Whites ar...

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Nina M. Yancy
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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