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By Ravi K Perry,Ravi K. Perry

This quantity deals a twenty-first-century knowing of minority illustration in traditionally
majority-Caucasian towns and attracts on case reviews in towns through the usa. It
takes inventory of what we all know concerning the benefits and drawbacks of the “racialized” and
“deracialized” ways to governance and to explain a 3rd method, the “universalized
interest approach.” The authors argue that minority elected officers, whilst given the ability and
resources to take action, frequently do greater than symbolize constituent pursuits with out acknowledging
the illustration of contributors in their racial/ethnic crew in city groups. participants
describe how mayors of varied backgrounds have sought to symbolize minority pursuits in
electoral and governing contexts. With case reports from around the kingdom, in medium-sized
and huge towns, and mayors of assorted backgrounds, the quantity offers a bright account
of how diverse minority mayors have dealt with minority illustration in traditionally majority
Caucasian towns and what classes teachers and politicians can examine from them.

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