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By Carol Hardy-Fanta,Pei-te Lien,Dianne Pinderhughes,Christine Marie Sierra

Contested Transformation constitutes the 1st entire examine of racial and ethnic minorities maintaining non-compulsory place of work within the usa first and foremost of the twenty-first century. development on info from the Gender and Multicultural management (GMCL) nationwide Database and Survey, it presents a baseline portrait of Black, Latino, Asian American, and American Indian elected officers - the ladies and males conserving public workplace at nationwide, nation, and native degrees of presidency. research unearths commonalities and variations throughout race and gender teams on their backgrounds, paths to public place of work, management roles, and coverage positions. tough mainstream political technology theories of their applicability to elected officers of colour, the e-book bargains new understandings of the stories of these maintaining public place of work at the present time. profits in political management and effect by means of humans of colour are remodeling the yankee political panorama, yet they've got happened inside a contested political context, one the place struggles for racial and gender equality continue.

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