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Obama and the Biracial FactorThe Battle for a New American Majority$
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Andrew Jolivette

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781447301011

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.001.0001

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Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1

Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1

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(p.31) Chapter Two Race, multiraciality, and the election of Barack Obama: toward a more perfect union?1
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Obama and the Biracial Factor
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G. Reginald Daniel

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0002

An examination of the impact of the rule of hypodescent on racial politics in the U.S. and the role of President Obama's mixed-ethnic background on theories of assimilation & pluralism

Keywords:   Multiraciality, hypodescent, whiteness, inclusion, Jim Crow, pluralist, integrationist, egalitarianism, assimilation

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