Unintended Consequences of Constitutional Amendment

Unintended Consequences of Constitutional Amendment

by David E. Kyvig (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820321882
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

DAVID E. KYVIG is a professor of history at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Repealing National Prohibition and Explicit and Authentic Acts: Amending the U.S. Constitution, 1776-1995, which received the 1997 Bancroft and Henry Adams Prizes.

Table of Contents

Introduction / David E. Kyvig
1. Arranging for Amendment: Unintended Outcomes of Constitutional Design / David E. Kyvig
2. Lost Vision: The Bill of Rights and Criminal Procedure in American History / David J. Bodenhamer
3. The Twelfth Amendment / David P. Currie
4. Unintended Consequences of the Fourteenth Amendment / Richard L. Aynes
5. Race, Class, Gender, and the Unintended Consequences of the Fifteenth Amendment / Mary J. Farmer and Donald G. Nieman
6. Short Euphorias Followed by Long Hangovers: Unintended Consequences of the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments / Richard F. Hamm
7. The Unintended Consequences of the Nineteenth Amendment: Why So Few? / Suzanne M. Marilley
Afterword / David E. Kyvig
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