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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 69 citing The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States.


Martin P. Wattenberg - Political Science - 2002 - 200 pages
In this timely book, Martin Wattenberg confronts the question of what low participation rates mean for democracy. At the individual level, turnout decline has been highest ...
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Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era

Nicole Etcheson - History - 2004 - 370 pages
Examines the social milieu of the settlers and traces the complex interactions among groups inside and outside the territory, creating a comprehensive political, social, and ...
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The Institutions of American Democracy: The Public Schools

Susan Fuhrman, Marvin Lazerson - Education - 2005 - 426 pages
From curriculum standards and testing to school choice and civic learning, issues in American education are some of the most debated in the United States. The Institutions of ...
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Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White ...

Paul Ortiz - History - 2005 - 382 pages
The struggle of black Floridians to create the first statewide civil rights movement against Jim Crow is documented in this examination of African-American politics and culture ...
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Democracy Online: The Prospects for Political Renewal Through the Internet

Peter M. Shane - Political Science - 2004 - 279 pages
Taking a multidisciplinary approach that they identify as a "cyber-realist research agenda," the contributors to this volume examine the prospects for electronic democracy in ...
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Pursuing the American Dream: Opportunity and Exclusion Over Four Centuries

Calvin C. Jillson - Political Science - 2004 - 347 pages
In theory, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are the promise of America, and that ideal has become the basis of the national identity, but the reality is far more ...
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African American Issues

Kevin David Roberts - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 167 pages
Offers an overview of critical issues affecting African Americans and society as a whole, including slavery reparations, cultural assimilation, affirmative action, standardized ...
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Electronic Elections: The Perils and Promises of Digital Democracy

R. Michael Alvarez, Thad E. Hall - Political Science - 2010 - 256 pages
Since the 2000 presidential election, the United States has been embroiled in debates about electronic voting. Critics say the new technologies invite tampering and fraud ...
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The Hidden Costs of Clean Election Reform

Frederic Charles Schaffer - Political Science - 2008 - 243 pages
Schaffer reveals how tinkering with the electoral process, even with the best of intentions, can easily damage democratic ideals.
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