Native Americans and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

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ABC-CLIO, 2006 - 341 halaman
Voting 'petitioning' protesting 'Participation in the political, process is it cornerstone of our democracy. Each title in the Political Participation in America series examines a specific group and its history of political involvement: African Americans, Native Americans, gays and lesbians, Jewish Americans, people with disabilities, and more. The series as a whole provides the reader a unique opportunity to compare and contrast the political participation of diverse groups.
Each volume includes an introductory historical overview of the group's political process, individual chapters covering participation in electoral politics, protest politics, social movements/interest groups, and political office-holding; an A-Z section featuring brief entries on important people, laws, and terms; a directory of organizations, print and nonprint resources including websites; a chronology of major events; an annotated bibliography; and a comprehensive index.
Books in the Political Participation in America series offer authoritative overviews and provide balanced perspectives on volatile social topics that are here to stay: The authors help readers understand the dynamics of minority group participation in politics and the evolving civil rights of all Americans.

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Introduction to Native Americans
Native American Political Activism
Participation in Social Movements and Interest Groups
Native American Participation in Electoral Politics
Native American Participation in Political Officeholding
The Northwest Ordinance 1787
The Indian Removal Act of 1830
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Key Terms and Events
StateRecognized Tribes and Contacts
American Indian Urban Centers
American Indian Tribal and Contracts
Common Questions in Regard to Native Americans
American Indian History Timetable

General Allotment Act Dawes Act of 1887
United States Code Title 25 Indians Chapter 21 Indian Child Welfare
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act IGRA of 1988
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Jerry D. Stubben, Ph.D., is a senior researcher at the Institute for Social and Behavioral Research at Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

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