Politics, Power, and Group Differences in the US: A Teaching Resource


Barrington, Lowell W. "Nation" and "Nationalism": The Misuse of Key Concepts in Political Science

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Chávez, M. (2017). Institutional Racism, Organizations, and Public Policy. By James D. Ward and Mario A. Rivera . Black Studies & Critical Thinking Series. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2014. The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 2(2), 361-363. doi:10.1017/rep.2017.12  

Garcia, J. (2017). The Race Project: Researching Race in the Social Sciences Researchers, Measures, and Scope of Studies. The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 2(2), 300-346. doi:10.1017/rep.2017.15  

Isin, Engin F and Bryan S Turner. Eds. 2002. Handbook of Citizenship Studies. Sage.

Juenke, E., & Shah, P. (2016). Demand and Supply: Racial and Ethnic Minority Candidates in White Districts. The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 1(1), 60-90. https://doi.org/10.1017/rep.2015.2

McDaniel, E., Nooruddin, I., & Shortle, A. (2016). Proud to be an American?: The Changing Relationship of National Pride and Identity. The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 1(1), 145-176. https://doi.org/10.1017/rep.2015.7

Sawyer, Mark , Yesilernis Peña , and Jim Sidanius. 2004. “Cuban Exceptionalism: Group-Based Hierarchy and the Dynamics of Patriotism in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba.” Du Bois Review 1 (1): 93–113.

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Professors See Charlottesville as a Starting Point for Discussions on Race - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Understanding White Supremacy - PBS Learning Media 


Gomez, Laura E. and Nancy Lopez. Eds. 2012. Mapping Race: Critical Approaches to Health Disparities Research. Rutgers University Press. (link forthcoming)

Jones, James M. , John F Dovidio, and Deborah L. Vietze. The Psychology of Diversity: Beyond Prejudice and Racism. 2014, Wiley-Blackwell. 

Shaw, Todd, Louis DeSipio , Dianne Pinderhughes , and Toni-Michelle C. Travis. Uneven Roads: An Introduction to U.S. Racial and Ethnic Politics. Thousand Oaks: CQ Press, 2015. 

Willoughby-Herard, Tiffany.  2015. Waste of a White Skin: The Carnegie Corporation and the Racial Logic of White Vulnerability. Edited By. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015.  

APSA Task Force Reports

The Double Bind: The Politics of Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas. Report by the APSA Task Force on Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas. The Double Bind

Political Science in the 21st Century. Report by the APSA Task Force on Political Science in the 21st Century. 

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