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When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African ...

Tyson King-Meadows - History - 2011 - 345 pages
Drawing from government data, legislative history, Supreme Court decisions, survey results, and the 2006 reauthorization debate, When the Letter Betrays the Spirit examines how ...
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Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South

Thomas F. Schaller - Political Science - 2008 - 339 pages
A Washington Examiner columnist argues that Democrats can successfully transform American politics in spite of socially conservative and electorally hostile factions throughout ...
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The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress But Surrendered the White ...

Thomas Schaller - History - 2015 - 368 pages
A keen analysis of the GOP's transformation into a strong congressional party that has struggled to compete in presidential elections
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Race, Ethnicity, and the Politics of City Redistricting: Minority ...

Joshua G. Behr - Political Science - 2012 - 170 pages
Nationwide study of the proposal and adoption of minority-opportunity districts at the local level.
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Politics in the New South: Representation of African Americans in Southern ...

Charles E. Menifield, Stephen D. Shaffer - Political Science - 2005 - 229 pages
Documents political advances made by African Americans in the South over the last twenty-five years.
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Virginia's Native Son: The Election and Administration of Governor L ...

J. L. Jeffries - History - 2000 - 148 pages
In Virginia's Native Son, the election of L. Douglas Wilder in Virginia represents the first and only time an African-American has been elected Governor in the United States ...
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State and Local Politics

David Berman - Political Science - 1999
Politics at the state and local level has never been more interesting than in our devolutionary age. This popular text is the most concise, readable, and current introduction ...
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Legislating Without Experience: Case Studies in State Legislative Term Limits

Rick Farmer - Political Science - 2007 - 245 pages
Legislating Without Experience provides an in-depth analysis of individual states experiencing state legislative term limits as well as apples-to-apples comparisons with states ...
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Politics in Georgia

Arnold Fleischmann - Political Science - 1997 - 348 pages
Rather than examining Georgia in isolation, POLITICS IN GEORGIA compares the state with the national government and the other 49 states as well as with earlier periods, giving ...
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The Test of Time: Coping with Legislative Term Limits

Rick Farmer, John David Rausch, John Clifford Green - Political Science - 2003 - 286 pages
The Test of Time brings together fifteen outstanding empirical studies, contributed by top political scientists and state policymakers. This volume offers both case studies of ...
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