Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics

Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics
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ISBN10: 
0393309037
ISBN13: 
9780393309034
Pages: 
368
Published: 
August 17th 1992 by W. W. Norton & Company
Rating: 
3.51

They have come to intersect with an entire range of domestic issues, from welfare policy to suburban zoning practices. In an explosive chain reaction, a new conservative voting majority has replaced the once-dominant Democratic presidential coalition, and a new polarization has pitted major segments of society against one another. How did this massive power shift occur? Thomas Byrne Edsall of The Washington Post and Mary D. Edsall provide answers in this compelling analysis, cited by Newsweek as "one of the book[s] that shape[d] the debate" in the 1992 presidential campaign.

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