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Behind the Mule: Race and Class in African-American Politics
Political scientists and social choice theorists often assume that economic diversification within a group produces divergent political beliefs and behaviors. Michael Dawson demonstrates, however,Expand
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Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African-American Political Ideologies
In this work, Michael C. Dawson brings us the most comprehensive analysis to date of the complex relationship of black political thought to black political identity and behaviour. Combining anExpand
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Neighborhood Poverty and African American Politics.
William Wilson and other scholars argue that one of the attributes of devastated neighborhoods is social isolation. We shall explore whether neighborhoods that seem to indicate significant socialExpand
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A Schema-Based Approach to Modeling an African-American Racial Belief System
We use a cognitive schema-based approach to model an African-American racial belief system, showing the content of racial belief systems in a national sample to be associated with the individual'sExpand
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REPARATIONS: Justice and Greed in Black and White
Proponents and opponents of reparations for Blacks vociferously disagree. Conservative opponents argue that reparations for Black slavery are a disastrous idea and that proponents are motivated byExpand
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AFTER THE DELUGE: Publics and Publicity in Katrina's Wake
I want to start with a story from the period of chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina. I am going to present some data as an entry into a brief discussion of how different publics evaluated theExpand
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Challenges in Implementing the Real-Time Specification for Java (RTSJ) in a Commercial Real-Time Java Virtual Machine
  • M. Dawson
  • Computer Science
  • 11th IEEE International Symposium on Object and…
  • 5 May 2008
This paper describes some of the challenges that will be faced by implementers of the RTSJ standard based on our experience with implementing IBM's J2SE compliant real-time JVM, called IBM WebSpherereg Real-time. Expand
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Hidden in Plain Sight: A Note on Legitimation Crises and the Racial Order
  • M. Dawson
  • History
  • Critical Historical Studies
  • 1 March 2016
In the wake of increasing racial violence, new black movements have focused on questions of criminal justice. Yet some have argued that we need to focus more intensely on the deep economic inequalityExpand
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A Change Has Come: Race, Politics, and the Path to the ObamaPresidency
Has Barack Obama's success transformed the racial divide? Did he somehow transcend or help bring to an end centuries of racial division in the United States? Did he deliberately run a strategicallyExpand
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