Voting Rights in America: A Reference Handbook

by
Richard A. Glennauthor
Kyle L. Kreiderauthor
Voting Rights in America: A Reference Handbook

20200831

ABC-CLIO

Pages 408
Topics Constitutional Amendments;Electoral College;Election Day;Felon Rights;Gerrymandering;Voter Fraud;Voter ID Laws;Voter Purging;Voter Registration;Voter Turnout;Voting by Mail;Current Events and Issues: Politics and Government

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Voting Rights in America: A Reference Handbook

Author(s): Glenn, Richard; Kreider, Kyle;
Contributors: Glenn, Richard; Kreider, Kyle;
Abstract:

Voting Rights: A Reference Handbook is a valuable resource for high school and college students curious about the history of voting rights in the United States.

Voting Rights: A Reference Handbook chronicles voting rights in the United States, from the colonial period to the present. Following a historical overview is an examination of current controversies in addition to profiles of key persons and reprint important documents. The book also includes a perspectives chapter featuring ten original essays on various topics related to voting rights, as well as an annotated bibliography and chronology.

The variety of resources provided, such as further reading, perspective essays about voting rights, a timeline, and useful terms in the voting rights discourse, allow this book to stand out from others in the field. It is intended for readers at the high school through community college levels, along with adult readers who are interested in the topic.


  • Does not assume prior knowledge about the history of voting rights, fully informing students and other readers on the topic
  • Seeks primarily to explain voting rights, rather than to provide advocacy or criticism
  • Provides a balanced analysis of many of the current controversies surrounding voting rights
  • Rounds out the authors' expertise in perspective essays that give readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic

SortTitle: voting rights in america: a reference handbook
Keyword(s): Constitutional Amendments; Electoral College; Election Day; Felon Rights; Gerrymandering; Voter Fraud; Voter ID Laws; Voter Purging; Voter Registration; Voter Turnout; Voting by Mail; Current Events and Issues: Politics and Government
Author Info:
Richard A. Glennauthor
Kyle L. Kreiderauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440870934
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440870927
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 408
Publication Date: 20200831
Series: Contemporary World Issues