”[A] challenging and disturbing account of the impact of stereotypes in politics. Anyone interested in the means by which the poor, the unpopular, and the alienated are kept from participating in politics to demand better treatment should read this book.”-Frank R. Baumgartner,coauthor of Agendas and Instability in American Politics
”For those concerned about inequality and democratic theory in America, Hancock’s introduction alone, in which she frames the characteristics of politics of disgust, makes the book worthwhile.”-Perspectives on Politics
”The Politics of Disgust is a very thoughtful, theoretically sophisticated, empirically rich analysis of the discourse of welfare reform.”-Political Science Quarterly
”An important contribution to our understanding.”-Perspectives on Politics
”[An] excellent and outstanding book; Ange-Marie Hancock has established herself without doubt as a rising star in political science.”-Gerald Horne,author of Race War! White Supremacy and the Japanese Attack on the British Empire
”Brilliantly conceived and executed. . .[A] stunning work of public policy that, if embraced, could radically change 'welfare'and Americaas we know it.”-Robin D. G. Kelley,author of Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
About the Author
Ange-Marie Hancock is assistant professor of political science and African American studies at Yale University.