Partisan Gerrymandering and the Construction of American Democracy (Legislative Politics and Policy Making)
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Series: Legislative Politics and Policy Making. Num Pages: 236 pages, 29 figures, 34 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPF; JPHF; JPHV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 23. Weight in Grams: 504. . 2013. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780472119011
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Engstrom evaluates the abundant cross-sectional and temporal variation in redistricting plans and their electoral results from all the states, from 1789 through the 1960s, to identify the causes and consequences of partisan redistricting. His analysis reveals that districting practices across states and over time systematically affected the competitiveness of congressional elections; shaped the partisan composition of congressional delegations; and, on occasion, determined party control of the House of Representatives.
About the Author: Erik J. Engstrom is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis, USA.
Title: Partisan Gerrymandering and the Construction...
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
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