Voting Rights and Redistricting in the United States (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
328
Utgivningsdatum
1998-10-01
Förlag
Praeger Publishers Inc
Medarbetare
Rush, Mark E. (ed.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
242 x 165 x 29 mm
Vikt
681 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780313299483
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This up-to-date collection of essays addresses key elements of the law and politics of voting rights: the Supreme Court's jurisprudence, the impact of the Voting Rights Act, and the opportunities for enhanced minority representation posed by alternative electoral systems. This volume, comprised of contributions by leading legal and political science practitioners in the field of voting rights, will be a valuable resource to experienced researchers and newcomers to the field. It includes current assessments of the intricacies of the Supreme Court's decisions, current research on the impact of the the Voting Rights Act on the various minority groups it purports to assist, and critical analysis of the use of alternative electoral systems.
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?[G]athers an eclectic selection of opinions into a concise book....A real strength of Rush's volume is the insightful examination of the effect of the Voting Rights Act on women, and on minorities other than African Americans.?-American Political Science Review "YGathers an eclectic selection of opinions into a concise book....A real strength of Rush's volume is the insightful examination of the effect of the Voting Rights Act on women, and on minorities other than African Americans."-American Political Science Review "[G]athers an eclectic selection of opinions into a concise book....A real strength of Rush's volume is the insightful examination of the effect of the Voting Rights Act on women, and on minorities other than African Americans."-American Political Science Review

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MARK E. RUSH is Associate Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. /e

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Jurisprudential Concerns Equal Representation or Guardian Democracy? The Supreme Court's Foray into the Politics of Reapportionment and its Legacy by Anthony Peacock Race and Representation in the Supreme Court by Daniel H. Lowenstein The Impact of Minority Voting Rights Jurisprudence on Political Parties by Daniel H. Lowenstein The Impact of the Voting Rights Act The Impact of the Voting Rights Act on African-Americans: Second and Third Generation Issues by Pamela S. Karlan Voting Rights Mismatch: The Challenge of Applying the Voting Rights Act to "Other Minorities" by Bruce E. Cain and Kenneth P. Miller Women, Representation, and Political Rights by Wilma Rule The Impact of Reapportionment on Congress and State Legislatures by Timothy O'Rourke Electoral Systems and Their Impact Minority Electoral Opportunities and Alternative Election Systems in the United States by Richard L. Engstrom Malapportionment and Gerrymandering in Other Countries and Alternative Electoral Systems by Richard S. Katz The Promise of Electoral Systems and the Perils of Electoral Reform by Mark E. Rush Bibliography Table of Cases Index