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Author Romero, Francine Sanders.

Title Civil rights policymaking in the United States : an institutional perspective / Francine Sanders Romero
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002


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 W'PONDS  323.0973 Rom/Crp  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 149 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Determinants of Civil Rights Policy: The Role of Institutional Structure and Majority Opinion -- 2. The Complexities of Public Opinion on Civil Rights Policies: Roots and Targets of Opposition -- 3. Congress's Modern Civil Rights Record -- 4. Legislative Action and the Majoritarian Link -- 5. Addressing the Remaining Congressional Puzzles -- 6. The Supreme Court's Modern Civil Rights Record -- 7. Supreme Court Decision Making and the Missing Majoritarian Link -- 8. Determinants of Civil Rights Policymaking: The Founders' Predictions and Beyond -- App. I. Congressional Data -- App. II. Supreme Court Data -- App. III. Democratic Party Platforms, Selected Statements (1960-1996)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Civil rights -- United States -- Public opinion -- History.
Public opinion -- United States -- History.
LC no. 2001051147
ISBN 0275974944 alkaline paper