Race and Class in Texas Politics

Race and Class in Texas Politics

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This major work on Texas politics explores the complicated relations between the politically disorganized Texas blue-collar class and the qrich and the fabulously richq, whose interests have been protected by qbrilliant practitioners of horse trading, guile, the jovial but serious threat, the offer that can't be refusedq. qDavidson's iconoclastic work dashes most of [the] stereotypes while capturing the driving agents and paradoxes of Texas politics.... This book is an excellent read for students of state and local government, party politics, and ideologyq.--Gerry Riposa, American Political Science Review qThis book will be hailed as the best work to date on Texas politics, and it will be as valid in 2020 as in 1990q. --Joe B. Frantz, Corpus Christi State University, former Director of the Texas State Historical Association qRequired reading for anyone committed to understanding the forces that really shape American politicsq. --Sara Frankel, San Francisco Examiner qAn entertaining and insightful depiction of the fascinating character of Texas politicsq. --John H. Tull, Jr., Dallas News118 Javits, Jacob, 232 Jaworski, Leon, 97, 100-102 Jester, Beaufort), 25, 29, 46, 161 Jim Crow system, 6, 28, 60. 205, 225, 227, 242, 251, 277n.ll job safety measures, 117-23 jobs, blue-collar. See manual workers John Birch Society, 76, 203-4, 206-7 ... 217; and Haley book, 209; liberals in 19.56 and, 163-65; liberalism and, 25, 32, 279n.26; lobbyists and, 104-6; and ... 82, 138, 204, 230; pursues Senate seat and vice presidency simultaneously (1960), 184, 198; Senate seat of won byanbsp;...

Title:Race and Class in Texas Politics
Author:Chandler Davidson
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 1992-02


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