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xii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
  • The criminal ban on miscegenation as a contested site
  • Creating a constitutional order : 1865-82
  • The elements of miscegenation and its threat to the family : 1883-1917
  • Litigating race : 1918-28
  • Consolidating and embedding White supremacy : 1928-40
  • White power and public policy in testamentary disputes : 1914-44
  • Portraying the static state : 1941-54
  • Race and the legacy of the supremacist state.
In November of 2001, the state of Alabama opened a referendum on its longstanding constitutional prohibition against interracial marriage. A bill on the state ballot offered the opportunity to relegate the state's anti-miscegenation law to the dustbin of history. The measure passed, but the margin was alarmingly slim: more than half a million voters, forty percent of those who went to the polls, voted to retain a racist and constitutionally untenable law."Racial Union" explains how and why, nearly forty years after the height of the Civil Rights movement, Alabama struggled to repeal its prohibitions against interracial marriage - the last state in the Union to do so. Her compelling history of Alabama's battle over miscegenation shows how the fight shaped the meanings of race and state over ninety years. Novkov's work tells us much about the sometimes parallel, sometimes convergent evolution of our concepts of race and state in the nation as a whole.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780472098859 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
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xii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
  • The criminal ban on miscegenation as a contested site
  • Creating a constitutional order : 1865-82
  • The elements of miscegenation and its threat to the family : 1883-1917
  • Litigating race : 1918-28
  • Consolidating and embedding white supremacy : 1928-40
  • White power and public policy in testamentary disputes : 1914-44
  • Portraying the static state : 1941-54
  • Race and the legacy of the supremacist state
  • Afterword : the analogy between bans on interracial marriage and same-sex marriage--a usable past?
In November of 2001, the state of Alabama opened a referendum on its longstanding constitutional prohibition against interracial marriage. A bill on the state ballot offered the opportunity to relegate the state's anti-miscegenation law to the dustbin of history. The measure passed, but the margin was alarmingly slim: more than half a million voters, forty percent of those who went to the polls, voted to retain a racist and constitutionally untenable law."Racial Union" explains how and why, nearly forty years after the height of the Civil Rights movement, Alabama struggled to repeal its prohibitions against interracial marriage - the last state in the Union to do so. Her compelling history of Alabama's battle over miscegenation shows how the fight shaped the meanings of race and state over ninety years. Novkov's work tells us much about the sometimes parallel, sometimes convergent evolution of our concepts of race and state in the nation as a whole.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780472098859 20160528
Green Library
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44 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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50 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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xv, 515 p. ; 26 cm.
Thirty years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act became law, Alaska Natives are subject more than ever to a dizzying array of laws, statutes, and regulations. Once again, Case and Voluck have provided the most rigorous and comprehensive presentation of the important laws and concepts in Alaska Native law and policy to date. This second edition provides a much-expanded and up-to-date analysis of ANCSA, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, and four fields of Alaska Native law and policy: land, human services, subsistence, and self-government. The authors also trace the development of the Alaska Native organizations working to influence and change these policies. Like the first edition, the expanded Alaska Natives and American Laws is the essential reference for anyone working in Native law, policy, or social services, and for scholars and students in law, public policy, environmental studies, and Native American studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781889963082 20160527
Law Library (Crown)
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x, 187 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • The populist revolt in Alabama: prelude to disfranchisement / Samuel L. Webb
  • White supremacy triumphant: democracy undone / Harvey H. Jackson III
  • A tragic century: the aftermath of the 1901 Constitution / Wayne Flynt
  • Failure of reform: attempts to rewrite the 1901 Constitution / William H. Stewart
  • Missing: local democracy / Joe A. Sumners
  • Alabama's dysfunctional state government / Bradley Moody
  • Alabama's revenue crisis: three tax problems / James W. Williams, Jr.
  • Economic-cultural and political gaps in Alabama / Anne Permaloff
  • Lessons of reform: Alabama in national perspective / G. Alan Tarr
  • A taste of reform: the judicial article / Robert Martin Schaefer
  • Options for state constitutional reform in Alabama / Howard P. Walthall, Sr.
  • Whose government anyway? A call for citizen-based reform / Bailey Thomson.
This timely examination of Alabama's severely criticized state constitution will serve as an indispensable guide for legislators and citizens considering reform of the outdated document. Alabama's present constitution, adopted in 1901, is widely viewed as the source of many, if not most, of the state's historic difficulties and inequities. Chief among these is a poorly funded school system, an imbalanced tax system that favors special business interests, legislated racism, and unchecked urban sprawl. Many citizens believe that, after 100 years of overburdening amendments and confusing addendums, the constitution urgently needs rewriting. With this book, Bailey Thomson has assembled the best scholarship on the constitution, its history, and its implications for the future. Historian Harvey H. Jackson III details the degree to which the 1901 document was drafted as a legal tool to ensure white supremacy at the expense of poor whites and blacks, while Joe A. Sumners illustrates how the constitution ties the hands of elected civic leaders by handing authority for local decisions to state government in Montgomery. James W. Williams Jr. explores the impact of the state constitution on the beleaguered tax system and the three principal 'revenue crises' it has engendered. Thomson's own contribution explains how, in contrast to the previous failed attempts for constitutional change by past governors who appealed to their fellow power brokers, the current reform movement arose from the grassroots level. As citizens and politicians in Alabama review the 1901 constitution for revision, as they navigate the pitfalls and opportunities inherent in change, it is incumbent that they inform themselves adequately on the controversies that have swirled around the constitution since its adoption. The future of Alabama's government will depend upon it, as will the fortunes of Alabama's business interests and the well-being of every citizen in the state for years to come.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817312183 20180530
Green Library
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1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations
  • The populist revolt in Alabama: prelude to disfranchisement / Samuel L. Webb
  • White supremacy triumphant: democracy undone / Harvey H. Jackson III
  • A tragic century: the aftermath of the 1901 Constitution / Wayne Flynt
  • Failure of reform: attempts to rewrite the 1901 Constitution / William H. Stewart
  • Missing: local democracy / Joe A. Sumners
  • Alabama's dysfunctional state government / Bradley Moody
  • Alabama's revenue crisis: three tax problems / James W. Williams, Jr.
  • Economic-cultural and political gaps in Alabama / Anne Permaloff
  • Lessons of reform: Alabama in national perspective / G. Alan Tarr
  • A taste of reform: the judicial article / Robert Martin Schaefer
  • Options for state constitutional reform in Alabama / Howard P. Walthall, Sr.
  • Whose government anyway? A call for citizen-based reform / Bailey Thomson.
This timely examination of Alabama's severely criticized state constitution will serve as an indispensable guide for legislators and citizens considering reform of the outdated document. Alabama's present constitution, adopted in 1901, is widely viewed as the source of many, if not most, of the state's historic difficulties and inequities. Chief among these is a poorly funded school system, an imbalanced tax system that favors special business interests, legislated racism, and unchecked urban sprawl. Many citizens believe that, after 100 years of overburdening amendments and confusing addendums, the constitution urgently needs rewriting. With this book, Bailey Thomson has assembled the best scholarship on the constitution, its history, and its implications for the future. Historian Harvey H. Jackson III details the degree to which the 1901 document was drafted as a legal tool to ensure white supremacy at the expense of poor whites and blacks, while Joe A. Sumners illustrates how the constitution ties the hands of elected civic leaders by handing authority for local decisions to state government in Montgomery. James W. Williams Jr. explores the impact of the state constitution on the beleaguered tax system and the three principal 'revenue crises' it has engendered. Thomson's own contribution explains how, in contrast to the previous failed attempts for constitutional change by past governors who appealed to their fellow power brokers, the current reform movement arose from the grassroots level. As citizens and politicians in Alabama review the 1901 constitution for revision, as they navigate the pitfalls and opportunities inherent in change, it is incumbent that they inform themselves adequately on the controversies that have swirled around the constitution since its adoption. The future of Alabama's government will depend upon it, as will the fortunes of Alabama's business interests and the well-being of every citizen in the state for years to come.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817312183 20180530
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xx, 154 p. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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30 p. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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1 v. (various pagings) ; 30 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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1 v. (various pagings) ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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90 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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[2], 90 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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444 p. ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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v. : forms ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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lii, 565, [6] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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21 p. ; 28 cm.
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15 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
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63 p. ; 28 cm.
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