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Title The Voting Rights Act : securing the ballot / Richard M. Valelly, editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    324.6 VOT    Available
Description xix, 370 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building African American voting rights in the nineteenth century / Xi Wang -- Disenfranchisement and its impact on the political system / Robert C. Lieberman -- The Supreme Court and Black disenfranchisement / Michael J. Klarman -- Rebuilding Black voting rights before the Voting Rights Act / Paula D. McClain ... [et al.] -- Making the Voting Rights Act / Stephen Tuck -- Extensions of the Voting Rights Act / Colin D. Moore -- Impact of the 'core' Voting Rights Act on voting and officeholding / David A. Bositis -- The Voting Rights Act and its implications for three nonblack minorities / Pei-te Lien -- The Voting Rights Act and its discontents / Mark Rush -- Federal oversight of elections and partisan realignment / Laughlin McDonald.
Subject United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- History.
Minorities -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
Added Author Valelly, Richard M.
ISBN 1568029896 (alk. paper)

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