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Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Andrew Jolivette


Obama and the Biracial Factor is the first book to explore the significance of mixed-race identity as a key factor in the election of President Obama and examines the sociological and political relationship between race, power, and public policy in the United States with an emphasis on public discourse and ethnic representation in his election. The book introduces new key concepts such as mixed race hegemony and critical mixed race pedagogy to assert the salience of mixed-race identity in U.S. policy and the on-going impact of the media and popular culture on the development, implementation, a ... More

Keywords: Multiracial, Obama, mixed-race, U.S. Presidency, American Politics, Social Justice, Media Representation, Culture, biracial

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781447301011
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Jolivette, editor

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