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Representation and redistricting issues / edited by Bernard Grofman [and others].

; Conference on Representation and Reapportionment Issues of the 1980s (1980 : San Diego, Calif.)
Lexington, Mass. : LexingtonBooks, D.C. Heath, [1982] .
ISBN 9780669047189, 066904718X

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Other Authors Grofman, Bernard.
Conference on Representation and Reapportionment Issues of the 1980s (1980 : San Diego, Calif.)
Subjects Apportionment (Election law)
Apportionment (Election law) -- United States -- Congresses.
Circonscriptions électorales -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
Election districts -- United States -- Congresses.
Election districts.
Répartition des sièges -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
United States.
Series Policy Studies Organization series (Unnumbered)
Description xiv, 282 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes "The essays in this volume were initially presented at the 'Conference on Representation and Reapportionment Issues of the 1980s, ' San Diego, California, June 11-15, 1980"--Preface.
Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-266).
Contents Part I. Criteria for single-member districting -- Introduction to Part I. / Robert B. McKay -- Fair criteria and procedures for establishing legislative districts / Robert G. Dixon, Jr. -- Threading the political ticket by tracing the steps of the late Robert G. Dixon, Jr. : an appraisal and appreciation / Gordon E. Baker -- The effects of districting on trade-offs among party competition, electoral responsiveness, and seats-votes relationships / Richard G. Niemi -- Problems of implementing redistricting / Charles H. Backstrom -- For single-member districts random is not equal / Bernard Grofman -- Compromise districting / Lee Papayanopoulos -- Nondiscrimination in districting / Armand Derfner -- Against affirmative gerrymandering / David Wells -- Affirmative gerrymandering / Robert B. McKay -- Comments on criteria for single-member districting / Carl A. Auerbach -- Should representatives be typical of their constituents/ / Bernard Grofman -- Part II. Election mechanisms other than single-member plurality districts -- Introduction to Part II. /Arend Lijphart -- Alternatives to single-member plurality district : legal and empirical issues / Bernard Grofman -- The consequences of single- and multimember districting / Malcolm E. Jewell -- Approval voting : one candidate, one vote / Steven J. Brams -- Comparative perspectives on fair representation : the plurality-majority rule, geographical districting, and alternative electoral arrangements / Arned Lijphart -- Logic and politics in electoral engineering / John C. Wahlke -- Part III. Representation within the political party system -- Introduction to Part III. / Howard A. Scarrow -- Participation, representation, and democratic party reform / James I. Lengle -- Comments on representation within the political party system / Austin Ranney -- Part IV. Consequences of reapportiontment -- Introduction to Part IV. / Howard A. Scarrow -- Reapportionment and public policy : state legislators' perspectives / David C. Saffell -- The impact of reapportionment on party representation in the state of New York / Howard A. Scarrow -- Afterword / Heinz Eulau.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7923207
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