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Columbia Encyclopedia Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 27, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“An innovative Internet publisher providing students, educators and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge. Features a searchable database containing over 370,000 web pages, including the largest database of quotations ever published (over 86,000 quotations), as well as the largest freely available verse database (over 10,000 poems).”

Columbia Encyclopedia website, Apr. 2007

Mission:

“Named after the humble character of Melville’s classic, Bartleby the Scrivener, Bartleby.com publishes the most up-to-date collection of reference works, as well as classic works of reference, fiction, nonfiction and verse—all free of charge for the home, classroom and desktop of each and every Internet user. What began as a personal research experiment in 1993 with the publication of the first classic book on the web, Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, has grown with the patronage of millions of loyal readers to incorporate in 1999 and create an innovative electronic book experience. Our ever-expanding list of great books—currently thousands of works by hundreds of authors—provides millions of students, educators and the intellectually curious with unparalleled access to online reference books and classics and forms the preeminent electronic publishing enterprise of the twenty-first century.”

Columbia Encyclopedia website, Apr. 2007

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does the Social Contract Theory Present a Valid Reason for Felon Disenfranchisement?