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Author Rich, Wilbur C.
Title David Dinkins and New York City politics : race, images, and the media / Wilbur C. Rich.
Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, c2007.
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Description xiv, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-231) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The making of a New York Black politician : David Dinkins -- David Dinkins and regime change -- The staffing of Dinkins' city hall -- Racial events, diplomacy, and Dinkins' image -- Who runs the city? : union bosses or the mayor? -- Crime coverage, mayoral images, and signaling -- The turmoil of school politics -- Conclusion.
Subject Dinkins, David N.
African American mayors -- New York (State) -- New York.
Mayors -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations -- 20th century.
Press and politics -- New York (State) -- New York.
ISBN 0791469492 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780791469491 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780791469491