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Voter suppression in U.S. elections

Author: Jim Downs; University of Georgia. Press.
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2020] ©2020
Series: History in the headlines (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following the model of the first book in the "History in the Headlines (HiH) series (Catherine Clinton's Confederate Statues and Memorialization), Voter Suppression in U.S. Elections offers an enlightening, history-informed conversation about voter disenfranchisement in the United States. The book includes an edited transcript of a conversation hosted by the Library Company of Philadelphia in 2019, as well as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Voter suppression in U.S. elections.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2020
(DLC) 2020006563
(OCoLC)1141038315
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Downs; University of Georgia. Press.
ISBN: 9780820357751 0820357758
OCLC Number: 1158553020
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 160 pages)
Contents: Roundtable --
Top Ten Articles. Voter suppression, then and now / by David W. Blight --
How prisons change the balance of power in America / by Heather Ann Thompson --
Why we still need the Voting Rights Act / by John Lewis --
Why the Voting Rights Act is once again under threat / by Ari Berman --
The long and despicable roots of voter suppression and similar tactics / by Frank Palmeri and Ted Wendelin --
The Republican approach to voter fraud: Lie / by Carol Anderson --
How voter suppression could swing the midterms / by Ari Berman --
Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, and neo-Jim Crow in Georgia / by Carol Anderson --
We cannot resign ourselves to dismay and disenfranchisement / by Stacey Abrams --
Statement of Stacey Y. Abrams founder & Chair, Fair Fight Action on Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act since Shelby County v. Holder before the House Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, civil rights, and civil liberties, June 25, 2019 / by Stacey Abrams.
Series Title: History in the headlines (Athens, Ga.)
Other Titles: Voter suppression in United States elections
Responsibility: edited by Jim Downs.

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Offers an enlightening, history-informed conversation about voter disenfranchisement in the United States. By gathering scholars and activists whose work has provided sharp analyses of this issue, we  Read more...

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