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The Warren court and American politics

Author: L A Scot Powe
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Challenging the reigning consensus that the Warren Court, fundamentally, was protecting minorities, Lucas Powe ... [contends that] the Court helped to impose national liberal-elite values on groups that were outliers to that tradition--the white South, rural America, and areas of Roman Catholic dominance."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
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Powe, L.A. Scot.
Warren court and American politics.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606286144
Online version:
Powe, L.A. Scot.
Warren court and American politics.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)608820527
Named Person: Earl Warren; Earl Warren; Earl Warren
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L A Scot Powe
ISBN: 0674000951 9780674000957 0674006836 9780674006836
OCLC Number: 42389635
Description: xvi, 566 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Supreme Court, 1935-1953 --
Brown --
Implementation --
Domestic security --
Glimpses of the future --
Domestic security after Red Monday --
Little Rock and Civil Rights --
Transition --
To the Civil Rights Act --
Revamping the Democratic process --
After the Civil Rights Act --
Freedom of expression --
The end of obscenity? --
Church and state in a Pluralist Society --
Policing the police --
Policing the criminal justice system --
Wealth and poverty --
The last year --
What was the Warren Court?
Responsibility: Lucas A. Powe, Jr.

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The Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren was the most revolutionary and controversial Supreme Court in America. But in what sense? Challenging the reigning consensus that the Warren Court  Read more...

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Mr. Powe describes himself as someone who 'worshipped' the Warren Court. Even so, he portrays it impartially as the super-legislature it often resembled--an outcome-directed body that rarely worried Read more...

 
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