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Author Pettus, Katherine Irene, 1956-

Title Felony disenfranchisement in America : historical origins, institutional racism, and modern consequences / Katherine Irene Pettus

Edition Second edition
Publisher Albany : State University of New York Press, [2013]
 1st Floor Treatise  JK1846 .P48 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # JK1846 .P48 2013
Description xix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface to the paperback edition -- Citizenship and status honor : premodern origins of the contemporary American practice of felony disenfranchisement -- Felony disenfranchisement and the problem of double citizenship -- Representation, reconstruction, and American atimia -- Judicial justifications of felony disenfranchisement and the politics of crime and punishment -- The double polity identified
Notes Black Gray
Subject Suffrage -- United States
Prisoners -- Suffrage -- United States
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
ISBN 9781438447209 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1438447205 (pbk. : alk. paper)


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