Governance by Decree: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act in Dallas
The Voting Rights Act of 1965, which originally was intended to prohibit barriers to black registration and voting, has been hailed as a triumph for civil rights and as a catalyst for the election of minorities to public office in both the Deep South and the urban North. To advance its objective, federal courts instructed many cities to change from at-large to single-membe...more
Paperback, 326 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by University Press of Kansas
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