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Law, Politics, and African Americans in Washington, DC

Abdul Karim Bangura (editor) Alice K. Thomas (editor)

ISBN: 9781609278403

Publication Date: Jan 2011

Format: Paperback

Explores the legal challenges and triumphs of African Americans and law and politics in Washington, DC, a city whose majority population comprises African Americans. It examines the interconnection between law and politics in Washington, DC, because it is vital to know the legal conditions under which the African American residents of the most powerful city in the world live, based on sound empirical evidence.
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Law, Politics, and African Americans in Washington, DC explores the legal challenges and triumphs of African Americans and law and politics in Washington, DC, a city whose majority population comprises African Americans. It examines the interconnection between law and politics in Washington, DC, because it is vital to know the legal conditions under which the African American residents of the most powerful city in the world live, based on sound empirical evidence.

Law, Politics, and African Americans in Washington, DC addresses two major questions:

  • Why study African Americans in terms of law and politics?
  • Why examine law and politics at the local level, in this case Washington, DC?
Pages 256
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jan 2011
Publisher Cognella Academic Publishing
Subject/s Politics & Government   Law   Black & Asian studies   Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies  
Abdul Karim Bangura holds Ph.D.s in political science, development economics, linguistics, computer science, and mathematics. Dr. Bangura is a professor of research methodology and political science at Howard University, and a researcher-in-residence at the Center for Global Peace in the School of International Service at American University. The author of 75 books and over 600 scholarly articles, Dr. Bangura won the prestigious 2012 Cecil B. Curry Book Award for African Mathematics: From Bones to Computers.

Alice K. Thomas is a PhD candidate in Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Psychology at Howard University. She is the author of many conference essays, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries.

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