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Katherine Cramer

Katherine (Kathy) Cramer is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author most recently of "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness and the Rise of Scott Walker." Her work has appeared in many venues including the Washington Post,, USA Today,and The Guardian. She has spoken with audiences around the globe to share her insights on public opinion, rural resentment, and the effect of inequality on democratic engagement and prides herself on speaking frequently with groups of people who want to achieve justice and democracy for all.

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The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University Of Chicago Press
March 2016
ISBN 9780226349114
298 pages
$30.00, INSTOCK
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Since the election of Scott Walker, Wisconsin has been seen as ground zero for debates about the appropriate role of government in the wake of the Great Recession. More/less

Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Chicago Press
May 2007
ISBN 9780226869070
356 pages
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It is a perennial question: how should Americans deal with racial and ethnic diversity? More than 400 communities across the country have attempted to answer it by organizing discussions among diverse volunteers in an attempt to improve race relations. More/less

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