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The Right to Vote: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

D. Grier Stephenson - Law - 2004 - 453 pages
From its roots in early English rules to its practice today, this work covers the evolution, expansion, and ongoing debates regarding "the first liberty" in America.
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Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts

Alexander Keyssar - Business & Economics - 1986 - 469 pages
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century ...
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The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000

Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar - History - 2008 - 521 pages
"The Way of the Ship offers a global perspective and considers both oceanic shipping and domestics shipping along America's coasts and inland waterways, with explanations of ...
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The Politics of Disenfranchisement

Richard K. Scher - Political Science - 2010
We think of our American democracy as being a model for the world--and it has been. But today it compares unfavorably in some respects, especially when it comes to the ...
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Controversies in Minority Voting: The Voting Rights Act in Perspective

Bernard Grofman, Chandler Davidson - Law - 376 pages
This book discusses how the Fifteenth Amendment and the 1965 Voting Rights Act transformed American politics, and looks at the role major civil rights groups have played in ...
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Preserving the Constitution: Essays on Politics and the Constitution in the ...

Michael Les Benedict - History - 2006 - 314 pages
Americans' ideas about constitutional liberty played a crucial role in the history of Reconstruction. They provided the basis for the Republican program of equal rights ...
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Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Stephen Tierney - Law - 2012 - 352 pages
The use of referendums around the world has grown remarkably in the past thirty years and, in particular, referendums are today deployed more than ever in the settlement of ...
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Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 3 - December 2014

Yale Law Journal - Law - 2014 - 311 pages
The December 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 3rd of academic year 2014-2015) features new articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars ...
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Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Nathaniel Persily, Jack Citrin, Patrick J. Egan - Law - 2008 - 376 pages
American politics is most notably characterized by the heated debates on constitutional interpretation at the core of its ever-raging culture wars, and the coverage of these ...
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