Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America
|Series title:||Routledge Series on Identity Politics Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $47.95|
| Book Description: |
The 2008 presidential election was celebrated around the world as a seminal moment in U.S. political and racial history. White liberals and other progressives framed the election through the prism of change, while previously acknowledged demographic changes were hastily heralded as the dawn of a "post-racial" America. However, by 2011, much of the post-election idealism had dissipated in the wake of an on-going economic and financial crisis, escalating wars in Afghanistan and Libya,...