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The Resource A Century of Controversy : Constitutional Reform in Alabama, (electronic resource)

A Century of Controversy : Constitutional Reform in Alabama, (electronic resource)

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A Century of Controversy : Constitutional Reform in Alabama
Title
A Century of Controversy
Title remainder
Constitutional Reform in Alabama
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Language
eng
Summary
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state constitution will serve as an indispensable guide for legislators and citizens considering reform of the outdated document.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 a
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Thomson, H. Bailey
Dewey number
  • 342.761/029
  • 342.761029
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1939-
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  • Flynt, Wayne
  • Webb, Samuel L
  • Jackson, Harvey H
  • Stewart, William H.
  • Thomson, H. Bailey
  • Permaloff, Anne
  • Moody, Bradley
  • Schaefer, Robert Martin
  • Sumners, Joe A
  • Tarr, G. Alan
  • Walthall, Howard P
  • Williams, Jr., James W
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  • Constitutional history
  • Law reform
Label
A Century of Controversy : Constitutional Reform in Alabama, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction -- Bailey Thomson; 1. The Populist Revolt in Alabama: Prelude to Disfranchisement -- Samuel L. Webb; 2. White Supremacy Triumphant: Democracy Undone -- Harvery H. Jackson III; 3. A Tragic Century: The Aftermath of the 1901 Constitution -- Wayne Flynt; 4. Failure of Reform: Attempts to Rewrite the 1901 Constitution -- William H. Stewart; 5. Missing: Local Democracy -- Joe A. Sumners; 6. Alabama's Dysfunctional State Government -- Bradley Moody; 7. Alabama's Revenue Crisis: Three Tax Problems -- James W. Williams, Jr
  • 8. Economic-Cultural and Political Gaps in Alabama -- Anne Permaloff9. Lessons of Reform: Alabama in National Perspective G. Alan Tarr; 10. A Taste of Reform: The Judicial Article -- Robert Martin Schaefer; 11. Options for State Constitutional Reform in Alabama -- Howard P. Walthall, Sr.; 12. Whose Government Anyway? A Call for Citizen-Based Reform -- Bailey Thomson; Suggestions for Further Reading; Contributors
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ocn882779168
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780817313623
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882779168
Label
A Century of Controversy : Constitutional Reform in Alabama, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction -- Bailey Thomson; 1. The Populist Revolt in Alabama: Prelude to Disfranchisement -- Samuel L. Webb; 2. White Supremacy Triumphant: Democracy Undone -- Harvery H. Jackson III; 3. A Tragic Century: The Aftermath of the 1901 Constitution -- Wayne Flynt; 4. Failure of Reform: Attempts to Rewrite the 1901 Constitution -- William H. Stewart; 5. Missing: Local Democracy -- Joe A. Sumners; 6. Alabama's Dysfunctional State Government -- Bradley Moody; 7. Alabama's Revenue Crisis: Three Tax Problems -- James W. Williams, Jr
  • 8. Economic-Cultural and Political Gaps in Alabama -- Anne Permaloff9. Lessons of Reform: Alabama in National Perspective G. Alan Tarr; 10. A Taste of Reform: The Judicial Article -- Robert Martin Schaefer; 11. Options for State Constitutional Reform in Alabama -- Howard P. Walthall, Sr.; 12. Whose Government Anyway? A Call for Citizen-Based Reform -- Bailey Thomson; Suggestions for Further Reading; Contributors
Control code
ocn882779168
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817313623
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882779168

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