Voting Rights Under Fire.
By: Brown, Donathan.
Contributor(s): Clemons, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Racism in American Institutions: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015Description: 1 online resource (236 p.).ISBN: 9781440832482.Subject(s): African Americans--Suffrage | Election law--United States | Minorities--Suffrage--United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | Suffrage--United States | Voting--United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voting Rights Under Fire: The Continuing Struggle for People of ColorDDC classification: 324.6/208900973 LOC classification: KF4893Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Voter Identification Laws Then and Now; 1. Formulating Democracy: Development and Evolution of Voting Rights in America; 2. Felon Disenfranchisement and Voting Rights; 3. On the Birth of Voter Identification Laws: Crawford v. Marion County; 4. Controversy in the Keystone State: A Pennsylvania Story; 5. In Defense of Voter ID: Texas v. Holder and Shelby v. Holder; 6. Conclusion: Current Trends in Voter ID Laws and Felon Disenfranchisement; Epilogue: A Note on Majority-Minority Growth
Appendix: Current Voter ID Policy SnippetsBibliography; Index
Why does race play such a discursive role when it comes to the ""right to vote""? Lawmakers are continuing to propose changes to voting rights policies that directly impact African Americans and the emerging Latino electorate. Ranging from issues like voter identification laws, accusations of voter fraud, and voting rights for convicted felons, this single-volume provides an in-depth analysis regarding the various racial dimensions embedded in cases of public policy. By highlighting the origination and evolution of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Voting Rights under Fire: The Continuing St
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