Voting Rights and Redistricting in the United States (Contributions in Political Science #384) (Hardcover)

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By Mark E. Rush (Editor)
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Description


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.

About the Author


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


Product Details
ISBN: 9780313299483
ISBN-10: 031329948X
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: October 30th, 1998
Pages: 328
Language: English
Series: Contributions in Political Science
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