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The Reagan Presidency and the Politics of Race

The Reagan Presidency and the Politics of Race
  • Author: Nicholas Laham
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 0275961826
  • Page: 240
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Laham argues that Reagan's civil rights policy was determined not by any political desire the president may have had to play the race card, but rather by his own commitment to colorblind justice and limited government, two core principles ...

Laham argues that Reagan's civil rights policy was determined not by any political desire the president may have had to play the race card, but rather by his own commitment to colorblind justice and limited government, two core principles of his conservative agenda.


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