Keeping Down the Black Vote

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-24
  • Publisher: New Pr
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"Keeping Down the Black Vote" offers a controversial examination of how the American political system works to suppress the vote--especially the votes of African Americans and minorities.

Author Biography

Margaret Groarke teaches at Manhattan College.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Party Logic of Voter Demobilizationp. 9
Race and Party Competition in Post-World War II Americap. 34
Black Voting Power in the Citiesp. 48
Party Resistance to National Voter Registration Reformp. 98
Beyond Race? The Parties Search for a "Third Way"p. 127
Keeping Down the Vote: The Contemporary Revival of Vote Suppression Tacticsp. 164
Epiloguep. 205
Notesp. 211
Indexp. 259
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