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Racial Propositions : Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California

Label
Racial Propositions : Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
Title
Racial Propositions
Title remainder
Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book looks beyond the headlines to uncover the controversial history of California's ballot measures over the past fifty years. As the rest of the U.S. watched, California voters banned public services for undocumented immigrants, repealed public affirmative action programs, and outlawed bilingual education, among other measures. Why did a state with a liberal political culture, an increasingly diverse populace, and a well-organized civil rights leadership roll back civil rights and anti-discrimination gains? Daniel Martinez HoSang finds that, contrary to popular perception, this phenomen
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HoSang, Daniel
Dewey number
979.4/053
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American crossroads
Series volume
30
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  • Referendum
  • California
Label
Racial Propositions : Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: "Genteel Apartheid"; 1. "We Have No Master Race": Racial Liberalism and Political Whiteness; 2. "Racial and Religious Tolerance Are Highly Desirable Objectives": Fair Employment and the Vicissitudes of Tolerance, 1945-19; 3. "Get Back Your Rights!" Fair Housing and the Right to Discriminate, 1960-1972; 4. "We Love All Kids": School Desegregation, Busing, and the Triumph of Racial Innocence, 1972-1982; 5. "How Can You Help Unite California?" English Only and the Politics of Exclusion, 1982-1990
  • 6. "They Keep Coming!" The Tangled Roots of Proposition 1877. "Special Interests Hijacked the Civil Rights Movement": Affirmative Action and Bilingual Education on the Ballot, 1996-2000; 8. "Dare We Forget the Lessons of History?" Ward Connerly's Racial Privacy Initiative, 2001-2003; Conclusion: Blue State Racism; Acknowledgments; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn727647684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (748 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947719
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727647684
Label
Racial Propositions : Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: "Genteel Apartheid"; 1. "We Have No Master Race": Racial Liberalism and Political Whiteness; 2. "Racial and Religious Tolerance Are Highly Desirable Objectives": Fair Employment and the Vicissitudes of Tolerance, 1945-19; 3. "Get Back Your Rights!" Fair Housing and the Right to Discriminate, 1960-1972; 4. "We Love All Kids": School Desegregation, Busing, and the Triumph of Racial Innocence, 1972-1982; 5. "How Can You Help Unite California?" English Only and the Politics of Exclusion, 1982-1990
  • 6. "They Keep Coming!" The Tangled Roots of Proposition 1877. "Special Interests Hijacked the Civil Rights Movement": Affirmative Action and Bilingual Education on the Ballot, 1996-2000; 8. "Dare We Forget the Lessons of History?" Ward Connerly's Racial Privacy Initiative, 2001-2003; Conclusion: Blue State Racism; Acknowledgments; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn727647684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (748 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947719
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727647684

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