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At-Large Elections and Minority-Group Representation: A Re-Examination of Historical and Contemporary Evidence
T HE EFFECTS OF at-large or multimember-district elections on the opportunities of ethnic minority groups to participate effectively in the political process is a question of great practical
Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990.
This work is the first systematic attempt to measure the impact of the US Voting Rights Act of 1965, commonly regarded in the USA as the most effective civil rights legislation of the century. The
Controversies in minority voting : the Voting Rights Act in perspective
Widely regarded as one of the most successful pieces of modern legislation, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has transformed the nature of minority participation and representation in the United States.
Quiet Revolution in the South
their values and interests. are those and followed? the first systematic examination of the extent to which the governments closest to the American 10,000-plus local school boards―respond to the
“Are the Poor Different?” A Comparison of Work Behavior and Attitudes Among the Urban Poor and Nonpoor
Is poverty the result of a work orientation peculiar to the poor? To answer this, a secondary analysis of data obtained from a stratified sample of the Houston population was conducted. Ethnicity