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Title Race and redistricting in the 1990s / edited by Bernard Grofman.
Imprint New York : Agathon Press, ©1998.

Series Agathon series on representation ; v. 5
Agathon series on representation ; v. 5.
Subject United States. Congress. House -- Election districts.
Election districts -- United States.
Apportionment (Election law) -- United States.
Minorities -- Political activity -- United States.
Alt Name Grofman, Bernard.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 405 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-384) and index.
Contents Electing minority-preferred candidates to legislative office / Lisa Handley, Bernard Grofman, and Wayne Arden -- Representation and ambition in the new African-American congressional districts / Matthew M. Schousen, David T. Canon, and Patrick J. Sellers -- Estimating the impact of voting-rights-related districting on democratic strength in the U.S. House of Representatives / Bernard Grofman and Lisa Handley -- Voting rights in the 1990s / Bernard Grofman and Lisa Handley -- Post-1990 redistrictings and the preclearance requirement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act / Mark A. Posner -- Predictably unpredictable / Tuckerman Babcock -- Reapportionment wars / Morgan Kousser -- Reapportionment strategies in the 1990s / Robert A. Holmes -- Race and representational districting in Louisiana / Richard L. Engstrom and Jason E. Kirksey -- Congressional redistricting in North Carolina / Patrick J. Sellers, David T. Canon, and Matthew M. Schousen -- Legislative and congressional districting in South Carolina / Orville Vernon Burton -- Politics of race / Winnett W. Hagens -- Is there a better way to redistrict? / Donald Stokes -- New York City redistricting / Alan Gartner.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
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.
Note English.
ISBN 0875862659 (electronic bk.)
9780875862651 (electronic bk.)
0875861237 (acid paper)
9780875861234 (acid paper)
OCLC # 53121572
Additional Format Print version: Race and redistricting in the 1990s. New York : Agathon Press, ©1998 0875861237 (DLC) 98013457 (OCoLC)38478558

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