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Title African Americans in global affairs : contemporary perspectives / edited by Michael L. Clemons
Published Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 385 pages) : illustrations
Contents Racial justice in foreign affairs / Ronald W. Walters -- Conceptualizing the foreign affairs participation of African Americans : strategies and effects of the Congressional Black Caucus and TransAfrica / Michael L. Clemons -- From anticolonialism to anti-apartheid : African American political organizations and African liberation, 1957-93 / Ronald Williams II -- Congress and Africa's constituency : the development of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and the intersection of African American and business interests / William G. Jones -- The making of African American foreign policymakers : Senate confirmation hearings on Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice / Josephine A.V. Allen, Alvin Tillery, Jr., and Hanes Walton, Jr. -- Colin L. Powell and the Iraq War : bureaucratic actor and foreign policy dissenter / Michael L. Clemons -- Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright : the changing face of high-profile U.S. foreign policy leadership / Michael L. Clemons and Supad Ghose -- The rise and fall of black influence on U.S. foreign policy / Charles P. Henry -- The looming quest for global reparations : African Americans and the World Conference against Racism / Ife Williams -- The emergence of a legislative caucus of Afro-descendant legislators in the Americas : context, progress, and agenda setting / Minion K.C. Morrison -- African Americans, transnational contention, and cross-national politics in the United States and Venezuela / Sekou M. Franklin -- The assault of the Monkey King on the Hosts of Heaven : the black freedom struggle and China : the new center of revolution / Robeson Taj P. Frazier -- Epilogue : Toward foreign policy justice in the post-Bush era / Michael L. Clemons
Summary A long-overdue introduction to the multifaceted nature of African American participation in global affairs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American legislators.
African American politicians.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
International relations.
Political participation.
World politics.
United States -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
Author Clemons, Michael L.
LC no. 2009035925
ISBN 1282661027
1555537197 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1555537227 (paperback; alk. paper)
1555537316 (electronic bk.)
9781555537197 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781555537227 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781555537319 (electronic bk.)