The Voting rights act : securing the ballot / Richard M. Valelly, editor. - Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2006. - xix, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Landmark events in U.S. history series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Building African American voting rights in the nineteenth century / Xi Wang -- Disenfranchisement and its impact on the political system / Robert C. Lieberman -- The Supreme Court and Black disenfranchisement / Michael J. Klarman -- Rebuilding Black voting rights before the Voting rights act / Paula D. McClain ... [et al.] -- Making the Voting rights act / Stephen Tuck -- Extensions of the Voting rights act / Colin D. Moore -- Impact of the "core" Voting rights act on voting and officeholding / David A. Bositis -- The Voting rights act and its implications for three nonblack minorities / Pei-te Lien -- The Voting rights act and its discontents / Mark Rush -- Federal oversight of elections and partisan realignment / Laughlin McDonald.

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