Essays about: "Disenfranchisement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Disenfranchisement.

  1. 1. Did Segregation Reduce Lethal Violence Against Southern Blacks? : A Generalized Difference-in-Differences Approach to Understand Lynchings and Executions in the US South

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eva Forslund; [2020]
    Keywords : institutional economics; slavery; lethal violence; lynchings; executions; disenfranchisement; segregation;

    Abstract : Up until the mid 1860s, an overwhelming majority of blacks in the US South were held in chattel slavery, from which they were freed after a Civil War (1861-1865). A recurring argument in institutional economics is that the institution of slavery did not disappear, but took other forms, e.g. segregation and violence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Let's Do Away with Urban : Autoethnographic Adventures in Stockholms län

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Olivia Butler; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban; Rural; Spatiology; Political Ecology; Embodiment; Emplacement; Stockholm;

    Abstract : The spatial categorisations of urban and rural are still used in academia, lay terminology and policy formation in spite of a postmodern obsession with the deconstruction of binaries. Hitherto, the urban rural dichotomy has been exposed to little scrutiny, and the critiques that have been made come from the epistemological standpoint of total urbanisation which assumes the rural will be effaced by a perennial urban sprawl. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Economic Alienation Driving Populist Movements?: A Regional Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Hugo Brundin; Rasmus Hegefors; [2019]
    Keywords : Right-wing populism; Immigration; Globalisation; Political Economy;

    Abstract : Right-wing populist movements have seen considerable growth across Europe during the last few decades. This growth has been attributed both to increasing immigration and economic disenfranchisement. READ MORE

  4. 4. One felon, no vote: The role of racial threat in felon disenfranchisement laws across the United States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Fredriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : Felon disenfranchisement; Group threat theory; Voting rights; Racial resentment; Criminal justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis looks at the role played by racial threat mechanisms in the persistence of felon disenfranchisement laws across the 50 American states. The US has a long history of disenfranchising its felons, and the motivations behind implementation of these laws has been mixed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equality for all Americans?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hedwig Lindgren; [2016]
    Keywords : Discrimination; Constitutionality; Disenfranchisement; Equal; African American; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Supreme Court declared §4(b) of the Voting Right Act (1965) unconstitutional in the case of Shelby County v Holder 570 U.S. in 2013. This is a recent decision regarding disenfranchisement towards African Americans which ends up not protecting the civil rights of all American citizens. READ MORE