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The disenfranchisement of ex-felons

Author: Elizabeth A Hull; John Conyers
Publisher: Philadelphia (PA) : Temple University Press, 2006.
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This short book provides an overview of the history, nature, and consequences of ex-felon disenfranchisement in the United States.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Hull; John Conyers
ISBN: 1592131840 1592131859 9781592131853 9781592131846
OCLC Number: 494060589
Description: 1 v. (XIV-217 p.) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The history of disenfranchisement laws --
The toll on minority communities --
Collateral damages and clemency --
Justifications for disenfranchisement : pragmatic, principled, and philosophical --
Reform : interest groups and strategies --
State reforms --
Voting : constitutional and civic concerns --
Constitutional challenges and the Voting Rights Act --
Cruel and unusual punishment and international law --
The political consequences of disenfranchisement --
Thinking the unthinkable.
Other Titles: Introduction.
History of disenfranchisement laws.
Toll on minority communities.
Collateral damages and clemency.
Justifications for disenfranchisement : pragmatic, principled, and philosophical.
Reform : interest groups and strategies.
State reforms.
Voting : constitutional and civic concerns.
Constitutional challenges and the Voting Rights Act.
Cruel and unusual punishment and international law.
Political consequences of disenfranchisement.
Thinking the unthinkable.
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Hull ; foreword by John Conyers, Jr.

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"well-researched...far-reaching and provocative." City Limits "Hull writes clearly and concisely in this instructive volume. She offers readers a valuable introduction to issues central to the debate Read more...

 
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