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A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics

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Volume 14, Issue 1


Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class

Reviewed by Kathleen Searles
  • Assistant Professor of Political Communication, Political Science Department and Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University
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Published Online: 2016-04-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/for-2016-0009

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LópezIan Haney Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class New York Oxford University Press 2014 277 pp. 978-0190229252


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Published Online: 2016-04-22

Published in Print: 2016-04-01

Citation Information: The Forum, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 109–113, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, ISSN (Print) 2194-6183, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/for-2016-0009.

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