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Race and redistricting in the 1990s [electronic resource] / edited by Bernard Grofman.

Publication:
New York : Agathon Press, c1998.
Series:
Agathon series on representation ; v. 5.
Agathon series on representation ; v. 5
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (420 p.)
Subjects:
Election districts -- United States.
Apportionment (Election law) -- United States.
Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
United States. Congress. House -- Election districts.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A portrait of how the 1990's round of redistricting treated the racial and linguistic minorities that had been given special protections by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, primarily African-Americans, but also Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and those of Spanish heritage. Throughout the volume, the primary focus is on the practical politics of redistricting and its consequences for racial representation. Almost all the authors have been directly involved in the 1990's redistricting process either as a legislator, a member of the Voting Rights Section of the Justice Department, a member of a
Contents:
pt. 1. Theoretical and empirical issues
pt. 2. Legal and enforcement issues
pt. 3. Case studies
pt. 4. Districting commissions and minority empowerment.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-384) and indexes.
Contributor:
Grofman, Bernard.
ISBN:
9786610655991
1-280-65599-2
0-87586-265-9
OCLC:
476114053
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