by Stanford University
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The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election is unprecedented. The nomination process and ongoing campaigns have revealed the complexities of identity and its role in uniting and dividing the electorate. This course will explore how issues of race, class, faith and gender have shaped the candidates, campaigns, and our society. Our analysis spans the presidential race from the announcements of more than ten presidential hopefuls to the current competition between Senators McCain and Obama.
|1||Video1. Introduction: Why & How Race, Faith, Gender & Class Matter in this Campaign (October 6, 2008)||Introductory lecture of the Presidential Politics course focusing on race, class, faith, and gender in the 2008 election. (October 6, 2008)||10/13/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video2. Representations in the Media: The Media and the Message (October 13, 2008)||Second lecture of the Presidential Politics course focusing on race, class, faith, and gender in the 2008 election. (October 13, 2008)||10/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||Video3. Group Affiliation and Political Position: Race and Gender (October 20, 2008)||Third lecture of the Presidential Politics course focusing on race, class, faith, and gender in the 2008 election. (October 20, 2008)||10/22/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||Video4. Group Affiliation and Political Position: Faith and Class (October 27, 2008)||Dr. Gregg moderates a panel discussion by David Biale, Eddie Glaude, Imam Yahya Hendi, and Martin Sanchez-Jankowski on group affiliation and political position: faith and class. (October 27, 2008)||10/29/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||Video5. What Happened (November 10, 2008)||Dr. Segura and Dr. Jackman explore the role of race in the 2008 election through survey and polling data. (November 10, 2008)||11/12/2008||Free||View in iTunes|