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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States.   

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 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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The American Political Nation: 1838 - 1893

Joel Silbey - Political Science - 1994 - 360 pages
This is a detailed analysis and description of a unique era in American political history, one in which political parties were the dominant dynamic force at work structuring ...
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Voting and the spirit of American democracy: essays on the history of voting ...

Donald Wayne Rogers, Christine Brendel Scriabine - Political Science - 1992 - 123 pages
This overview of the historical development of the right to vote is the first to appear in over twenty years. Writing in a succinct and lively manner, leading historians and ...
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The Fight to Vote

Michael Waldman - History - 2016 - 384 pages
Examines "a crucial American struggle: the drive to define and defend government based on 'the consent of the governed.' From the beginning, and at every step along the way, as ...
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The Right to Development: A Primer

Centre for Development and Human Rights - Business & Economics - 2004 - 293 pages
The Right to Development (RTD), a concept that emerged in the 1970s, is one of the most debated and contentious issues in international relations. RTD builds on the rights ...
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The Right to Privacy

Adam Carlyle Breckenridge - Political Science - 1970 - 155 pages
To what extent is the individual protected from arbitrary and unreasonable intrusions into his personal privacy by the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment? The aim of ...
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Voting Rights on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

Charles L. Zelden - Law - 2002 - 347 pages
Explores and documents the causes and effects of the long history of vote denial on American politics, culture, law, and society. * A timeline giving the history of voting ...
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