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The Handbook of Black Studies is the first resource to bring together research and scholarship in the field of African-American studies in one volume. Editors Molefi Kete Asante and Maulana Karenga, along with a pre-eminent group of contributors, examine various aspects of the field of Black Studies. Organized into three parts, this Handbook explores historical and cultural foundations, philosophical and conceptual bases, and critical and analytical concepts.

African American Politics: The Black Studies Perspective
African american politics: The black studies perspective
Charles P.Henry

In the mid-1960s, political scientist Harold Barger did a study of political socialization in San Antonio, Texas. He wanted to examine the subject of political trust as it develops in school children. The traditional political socialization literature contends that the two most important figures in creating such trust are the local police officer and the more distant figure of the president of the United States (“father of the country”). Barger took the opportunity of televised Watergate hearings to examine their influence on political trust levels of fifth- and eighth-graders in the San Antonio public schools. The San Antonio schools had the advantage of being almost equally divided between Anglo, Mexican American, ...

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