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Fishing Rights and Race Relations

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Science  30 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5782, pp. 1877-1878
DOI: 10.1126/science.1129404

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Prejudice in Politics. Group Position, Public Opinion, and the Wisconsin Treaty Rights Dispute. By Lawrence D. Bobo and Mia Tuan. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006. 288 pp. $40, £25.95, €36.90. ISBN 0-674-01329-8.

Exploring how racial prejudice shapes the fate of political claims of a minority group, the authors discuss the controversy that surrounded the efforts of Wisconsin's Chippewa Indians to assert their traditional fishing and hunting rights.