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Peaceful Assembly and Socioeconomic Status

Barker, Chantaell; Smith, Raymond Arthur

Traditionally, middle-and-upper-class groups are able to actualize their political interests as a result of their financial leverage, whereas low socioeconomic and socially disadvantaged groups often lack the financial resources and time to support their political interests. Government and law enforcement intervention in recent social movements raises the question of how socially disadvantaged groups can actualize political goals if the government violates the First Amendment.

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Political Science
Series
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
Published Here
October 28, 2015
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