The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy

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Gillion demonstrates the direct influence that political protest behavior has on Congress, the presidency and the Supreme Court, illustrating that protest is a form of democratic responsiveness that government officials have used, and continue to draw on, to implement federal policies. Focusing on racial and ethnic minority concerns, this book shows that the context of political protest has served as a signal for political preferences. As pro-minority rights behavior grew and anti-minority rights actions declined, ...

The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107031142

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The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107657410

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