Minority Representation and the Quest for Voting Equality


Minority Representation and the Quest for Voting Equality

Description

This book provides an up-to-date analysis of American voting rights law and the numerous controversies surrounding minority representation. Written by authors with first-hand experience in the case law, the book details the evolution of the law and precedent from 1965 onwards. The authors explain the logic underlying the major decisions, introduce the reader to the procedures for establishing standards of representation and measuring discrimination, and discuss the major points of recent contention. In conclusion, they address the implications of recent developments in voting rights law for the future of representation in America.


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Details

Author(s)
Bernard Grofman, Lisa Handley, Richard G. Niemi
Format
Paperback | 188 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 11mm | 280g
Publication date
22 Feb 2003
Publisher
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Revised ed.
Illustrations note
4 Tables, unspecified
ISBN10
0521477646
ISBN13
9780521477642