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Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Andrew Dilts

Abstract

Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism, gives a theoretical and historical account of the pernicious practice of felon disenfranchisement, drawing widely on early modern political philosophy, continental and post-colonial political thought, critical race theory, feminist philosophy, disability theory, critical legal studies, and archival research into 19th and 20th state constitutional conventions. It demonstrates that the history of felon disenfranchisement, rooted in post-slavery restrictions on suffrage and the contemporaneous emergence of the mode ... More

Keywords: Felon Disenfranchisement, Punishment, Membership, White Supremacy, Liberalism, Race, Inclusion, Genealogy, Governance, Citizenship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823262410
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Dilts, author
Loyola Marymount University