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Nixon’s Civil Rights

Politics, Principle, and Policy

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674006232

Publication Date: 01/15/2002


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • Prologue: Deeds versus Words
  • 1. Flexible Response: Southern Politics and School Desegregation
  • 2. Open Communities versus Forced Integration: Romney, Nixon, and Fair Housing
  • 3. The Art of Compromise: Extending the Voting Rights Act
  • 4. Jobs Are Nixon’s Rights Program: The Philadelphia Plan and Affirmative Action
  • 5. Black Power, Nixon Style: Minority Businesses and Black Colleges
  • 6. A Cold War: Nixon and Civil Rights Leaders
  • 7. Challenges and Opportunities: Native American Policy
  • 8. Stops and Starts: Women’s Rights
  • Epilogue: In the Shadow of Nixon
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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