20 edition of International politics and civil rights policies in the United States, 1941-1960 found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-207) and index.
|Statement||Azza Salama Layton.|
|LC Classifications||E185.61 .L39 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 217 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||217|
|ISBN 10||0521660025, 0521669766|
|LC Control Number||99024439|
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In the period following World War II, the federal government devoted more time and attention to civil rights reform and legislation than it had since the end of Reconstruction in Some believed that FEP laws would result in quotas, racial balance, and discrimination against whites.
The Civil Rights Act ofwith all the assurances that words could muster to the contrary, did lead to quotas, racial balance, and discrimination against whites.2/5(1).
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Despite the vast research on the civil rights movement and US race policies, the connection between 1941-1960 book foreign policy and race policy remains largely unexplored. Focusing on this gap, Layton shows how revolutionary changes in world politics during the wake of WWII created new opportunities for reforming US race policies.
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Criminal Justice: death penalty, drug policy, and gun control Culture and Society: abortion, arts, and civil rights Economic Affairs: budget and taxes. Civil rights politics in the United States has its roots in the movement to end discrimination against African Americans.
Though slavery was abolished and former slaves were officially granted political rights after the Civil War, in most Southern states African Americans continued to be systematically disenfranchised and excluded from public life, leading them to become.
Changes in public policy at the federal level augured the end of racial segregation, and civil rights became a national issue for the first time since the Reconstruction era.
The armed forces blended soldiers and sailors from across the nation into military units, although minorities were confined to racially segregated commands or occupations. International relations, the study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies, political parties, and interest groups).It is related to a number of other academic disciplines, including political science, geography, history, economics, law, sociology, psychology, and philosophy.
CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS. As already stated earlier, civil and political rights are the rights that generally restrict the powers of the government in respect of actions affecting the individual and his or her autonomy (civil rights), and confer an opportunity upon people to contribute to the determination of laws and participate in government (political rights).
Around the time of the Civil War, the majority of Americans showed little interest in foreign policy; national concerns were industrialization, the settlement of the West, and domestic politics. Nonetheless, steps were taken to extend American influence beyond the continental United States.
Before and after the war, several small islands in the. During the Cold War, the United States rarely encouraged and supported repressed colonial peoples throughout the world to strive for political freedom. Although the United States granted freedom to the Philippines inas the Cold War developed, the United States backed away from promoting global decolonization.
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The Exuberant Kennedy Years The Democratic senator John F. Kennedy, asserting that he wanted to "get the country moving again," won the presidency in a narrow victory over Vice President Richard M. Nixon in The civil rights movement (also known as the American civil rights movement and other terms) in the United States was a decades-long struggle by African Americans to end legalized racial discrimination, disenfranchisement and racial segregation in the United States.
The movement has its origins in the Reconstruction era during the late 19th century, although the movement Resulted in: Rulings by federal judiciary: "Separate. The years after the Second World War were a time of optimism and confidence for most Americans. Before the breakout of armed hostilities, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had characterized America's growing involvement in the conflict overseas as a valiant defense of “four essential human freedoms”—freedom of speech and freedom of religion, freedom from fear .For the United States of America, was a time of high economic growth and general was also a time of confrontation as the capitalist United States and its allies politically opposed the Soviet Union and other communist countries; the Cold War had begun.
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