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The Supreme Court, Race, and Civil Rights: From Marshall to Rehnquist
     

The Supreme Court, Race, and Civil Rights: From Marshall to Rehnquist

by Abraham L. Davis, Barbara Luck Graham, Barbara Luck Graham
 

Providing a well-rounded presentation of the constitution and evolution of civil rights in the United States, this book will be useful for students and academics with an interest in civil rights, race and the law.

Abraham L Davis and Barbara Luck Graham's purpose is: to give an overview of the Supreme Court and its rulings with regard to issues of equality

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Providing a well-rounded presentation of the constitution and evolution of civil rights in the United States, this book will be useful for students and academics with an interest in civil rights, race and the law.

Abraham L Davis and Barbara Luck Graham's purpose is: to give an overview of the Supreme Court and its rulings with regard to issues of equality and civil rights; to bring law, political science and history into the discussion of civil rights and the Supreme Court; to incorporate the politically disadvantaged and the human component into the discussion; to stimulate discussion among students; and to provide a text that cultivates competence in reading actual Supreme Court cases.

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A text that incorporates information from law, political science, and history in an examination of the Supreme Court's role in civil rights, race, and the law. It examines not only cases in the more common areas of desegregation, affirmative action, and access to public accommodations, but also cases involving slavery, housing discrimination, interracial marriages, voting, wills with discriminatory provisions, group libel, hate speech policies, hate crime laws, sit-ins, and peaceful demonstrations. It also includes a section on the trial of the police accused of beating Rodney King. Paper edition (unseen), $29.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803972193
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/27/1995
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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