Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Rights Laws

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Abstract

The United States passed a number of historic laws in the 1960s to address civil rights and racial equality on matters ranging from employment to voting, housing, and immigration. This special issue commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of these legislations' passage. Articles in the issue assess the historical events, political goals, and consequences of the civil rights era laws.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-484
Number of pages4
JournalSociological Forum
Volume30
Issue numberS1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science

Keywords

  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Inequality
  • Law
  • Policy
  • Race

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