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Why Americans Still Don't Vote: And Why Politicians Want It That Way

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Americans take for granted that ours is the very model of a democracy. At the core of this belief is the assumption that the right to vote is firmly established. But in fact, the United States is the only major democratic nation in which the less well-off, the young, and minorities are substantially underrepresented in the electorate. Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward were key players in the long battle to reform voter registration laws that finally resulted in the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (also known ...

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Why Americans Still Don't Vote: And Why Politicians Want It That Way
2000, Beacon Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807004494

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