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Author Smith, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1947-
Title John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, and the politics of ethnic incorporation and avoidance / Robert C. Smith.
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c2013.
Book Cover

 Floor2  E184.A1 S6645 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in African American studies
SUNY series in African American studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding ethnicity and ethnic incorporation in the United States -- The subordination of Irish Catholics and African Americans -- Identity, solidarity and culture : Irish Catholics and African Americans -- Boston and Chicago and the rise of Kennedy and Obama -- Ethnic men : the Al Smith and Jesse Jackson campaigns -- The incorporation of the Catholic Irish, and the semi-incorporation of African Americans -- Kennedy and Obama : charisma, character and ethnic identity -- Religion and the election of 1960 -- Race and the election of 2008 -- The politics of ethnic avoidance in the Kennedy and Obama administrations.
Subject Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
Political participation -- United States.
Irish Americans -- Politics and government.
Catholics -- Political activity -- United States.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1960.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Obama, Barack.
ISBN 9781438445595 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438445598 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021980331
OCLC number 787507860