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Author Piven, Frances Fox.

Title Why Americans still don't vote : and why politicians want it that way / Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  324.973 P688w 2000    ---  Available
Edition [Rev. and updated ed.].
Description viii, 348 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-326) and index.
Contents Does voting matter? -- Why nonvoting? -- The mobilization and demobilization of the nineteenth-century electorate -- How demobilization was accomplished -- The New Deal party system : partial remobilization -- The decline of the New Deal party system -- The welfare state and voter registration mobilization -- Party competition and electoral mobilization -- Barriers or mobilization? The debate over nonvoting -- The states as laboratories of democracy -- Federal reform -- Remobilization?
Subject Voting -- Abstention.
Poor -- Political activity.
Voter registration.
Added Author Cloward, Richard A.
ISBN 0807004499 (pbk.)

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