ISBN-10:
0691021082
ISBN-13:
9780691021089
Pub. Date:
06/16/1994
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990 / Edition 1

Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990 / Edition 1

by Chandler Davidson, Bernard Grofman

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ISBN-13: 9780691021089
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 06/16/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Chandler Davidson is Professor of Sociology at Rice University, and Bernard Grofman is Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Irvine.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Editors' Introduction3
Ch. 1The Recent Evolution of Voting Rights Law Affecting Racial and Language Minorities21
Ch. 2Alabama38
Ch. 3Georgia67
Ch. 4Louisiana103
Ch. 5Mississippi136
Ch. 6North Carolina155
Ch. 7South Carolina191
Ch. 8Texas233
Ch. 9Virginia271
Ch. 10The Effect of Municipal Election Structure on Black Representation in Eight Southern States301
Ch. 11The Impact of the Voting Rights Act on Minority Representation: Black Officeholding in Southern State Legislatures and Congressional Delegations335
Ch. 12The Impact of the Voting Rights Act on Black and White Voter Registration in the South351
Ch. 13The Voting Rights Act and the Second Reconstruction378
Notes389
Bibliography463
Contributors485
Index of Legal Cases489
General Index493

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