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: The Constitution requires that states be represented in the House of Representatives in accordance with their population. It also requires that each state have at least one Representative, and that there be no more than one Representative for every 30,000 persons...read more
9781613243084 | Nova Science Pub Inc, October 25, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The Constitution requires that states be represented in the House of Representatives in accordance with their population.
Product Description: The issue of apportionment is one of the most important problems facing citizens of most of the states in America. It underlies many other problems of state government. Growing judicial concern with apportionment is evidence of a failure of the political process in many states...read more
9781412818650 | Aldine De Gruyter, November 15, 2011, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The issue of apportionment is one of the most important problems facing citizens of most of the states in America.
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.