Is the U.S. Ready for a Minority President? (At Issue) (Paperback)

Is the U.S. Ready for a Minority President? (At Issue) By Amanda Hiber (Editor) Cover Image
By Amanda Hiber (Editor)
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One wonders, why, given the long history and diversity of the United States, are American leaders not drawn from a wider pool? This anthology interrogates this question from countering perspectives. Why doesn't America have a woman president? What role does the media play in shaping our perceptions of leaders? How does the media exclude potential leaders by propagating stereotypes based race, gender, religion, and class? Readers will gain insight into the unseen barriers and prejudices that have restricted the leadership of the country to a select few.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780737738797
ISBN-10: 0737738790
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: December 20th, 2007
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: At Issue