The Double Bind: The Politics of Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas Executive Summary

@article{Hooker2017TheDB,
  title={The Double Bind: The Politics of Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas Executive Summary},
  author={Juliet A. Hooker and Alvin B. Tillery},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  year={2017},
  volume={50},
  pages={250 - 259}
}
©American Political Science Association, 2017 This report summarizes the work of the American Political Science Association’s Presidential Task Force on Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas. The main goal of the task force was to investigate the relationship between race and class in producing material, political, and social inequalities in the nations of the Americas. The task force also examined how the political systems in these countries work to foment and/or ameliorate… 
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