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Political Activism and Electoral Democracy: Perspectives on Economic Inequality and Political Polarization

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter uses evidence about political activity to shed light on two puzzles. First, the chapter considers why, in a two-party system with equal voting, contrary to the logic of the median voter ... More


Ownership and Voting Power in France

Laurence Bloch and Elizabeth Kremp

in The Control of Corporate Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257539
eISBN:
9780191595905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257531.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This paper provides an overview of ownership structure and voting power in France, both in terms of institutional and legal framework, and of quantitative analysis. If cross share holdings in large ... More


From Reconstruction to the Nadir, 1867–1908

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the political history of African Americans in Atlanta after they emerged as free men and women from the reigns of bondage. African Americans who emerged from the chains of ... More


The Return to Electoral Politics, 1932–1946

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the political awakening of black Americans in Atlanta. In 1921, the decisive impact of the black vote signaled the reawakening of African American voters in Atlanta and their ... More


City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Wayne Dawkins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927–2002), a ... More


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