Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990
This work is the first systematic attempt to measure the impact of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, commonly regarded as the most effective civil rights legislation of the century. Marshaling a wealth of detailed evidence, the contributors to this volume show how blacks and Mexican Americans in the South, along with the Justice Department, have used the act and the U.S. Constitution to overcome the resistance of white officials to minority mobilization.
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The Recent Evolution of Voting Rights Law Affecting Racial and Language Minorities
The Effect of Municipal Election Structure on Black Representation in Eight Southern States
The Impact of the Voting Rights Act on Minority Representation Black Officeholding in Southern State Legislatures and Congressional Delegations
The Impact of the Voting Rights Act on Black and White Voter Registration in the South
The Voting Rights Act and the Second Reconstruction