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Author Wang, Tova Andrea.

Title The politics of voter suppression : defending and expanding Americans' right to vote / Tova Andrea Wang.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    324.6 WAN    DUE 06-01-20
Description xviii, 197 p. ; 24 cm.
Note "A Century Foundation book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-185) and index.
Contents The voter inclusion principle -- The early years of vote suppression -- Conditions and consequences of the Voting Rights Act -- Vote suppression goes national and Republican -- The battle over Motor Voter -- The election of 2000 and its fallout -- A slight upswing -- Effects on election outcomes -- How to increase participation -- Epilogue : what citizens can do.
Summary "Tova Wang explains how, across the twentieth century, the issue of access to the ballot was transformed from a largely practical matter of electoral advantage into an ideological difference between the Democrat and Republican Parties"--Publisher's Web site.
Subject Elections -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Elections -- Corrupt practices -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Voter registration -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Voter registration -- Corrupt practices -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Voting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780801450853 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801450853 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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