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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.

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-326) and index.

About the Author

Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward are coauthors of Regulating the Poor, The Politics of Turmoil, Poor People's Movements, and other books. Piven is professor of political science at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. Cloward is a professor of social work at Columbia University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807004494
Author:
Piven, Frances Fox
Author:
Cloward, Richard A.
Editor:
Cohen, Joshua
Author:
Cohen, Joshua
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Elections
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Poor
Subject:
Voting
Subject:
Voter registration.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political Process - Elections
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Voter registration -- United States.
Subject:
Voting -- United States -- Abstention.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Democracy Forum
Series Volume:
90-09
Publication Date:
September 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.50x5.51x.85 in. 1.00 lbs.

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