Product Description: This book considers the causes and consequences of partisan gerrymandering in the U.S. House. The Supreme Court's decision in Vieth v. Jubelirer (2004) made challenging a district plan on ground of partisan gerrymandering practically impossible...read more
Product Description: Erik J. Engstrom offers a historical perspective on the effects of gerrymandering on elections and party control of the U.S. national legislature. Aside from the requirements that districts be continuous and, after 1842, that each select only one representative, there were few restrictions on congressional districting...read more
Product Description: Every ten years political representation in the U.S.House of Representatives is redistributed (reapportioned) among the fifty states. The process begins anew with the 2020 census, which will count the nation's population as the basis for representation in Congress...read more
Product Description: Authored by a political scientist who formerly served as a U.S. Department of Justice Voting Section policy analyst, this book is written by an ''insider'' who understands the practicalities of how the Act works as well as the larger challenges and opportunities of racial politics in the past, present, and future...read more
9781594602863, titled ""The Law Is Good": The Voting Rights Act, Redistricting, and Black Regime Politics" | Reprint edition (Carolina Academic Pr, September 15, 2010), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Authored by a political scientist who formerly served as a U.