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Author Piven, Frances Fox.

Title Keeping down the black vote : race and the demobilization of American voters / Frances Fox Piven, Lorraine C. Minnite, Margaret Groarke.

Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    324.62 PIV    Available
Description xviii, 282 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-258) and index.
Contents Foreword / by Adam Cohen -- Preface -- Introduction -- The party logic of voter demobilization -- Race and party competition in post-World War II America -- Black voting power in the cities -- Party resistance to national voter registration reform -- Beyond race? The parties search for a "third way" -- Keeping down the vote: the contemporary revival of vote suppression tactics -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index.
Subject African Americans -- Suffrage.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
Voting -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
Elections -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Race discrimination -- Political aspects -- United States.
African Americans -- Political activity.
Poor -- Civil rights -- United States.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States.
Added Author Minnite, Lorraine Carol.
Groarke, Margaret.
ISBN 1595583548 (hc. : alk. paper)
9781595583543 (hc. : alk. paper)

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