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Unequal Voting: The US Senate and Electoral College

James Lindley Wilson

in Democratic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter assesses how the inequalities in voting power involved in the US Senate and in the Electoral College used to elect the president violate the requirements of political equality. The ... More


Democratic Equality

James Lindley Wilson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Democracy establishes relationships of political equality, ones in which citizens equally share authority over what they do together and respect one another as equals. But in today's divided public ... More


A Knight-errant's Defeat

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

in The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109825
eISBN:
9780199854240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109825.003.0010
Subject:
History, Family History

Sarah Dorsey would not be the last Percy to taste the bitter dregs of defeat, for yet another “lost cause” lay ahead for the family. In 1910, LeRoy Percy was elected to the United States Senate from ... More


The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology

Alessandro Brogi, Giles Scott-Smith, and Snyder David J. (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177700
eISBN:
9780813177717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology offers a fresh retrospective on the influential career of Senator J. William Fulbright, a leading foreign policy thinker and the ... More


Lessons in Practical Segregation

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at Joe T. Patterson's early life and career to see how they laid the foundations for his future in public life and for his political philosophy. It first considers the influence of ... More


Mr. Rhee Goes to Washington: Korea in the Debate over the Versailles Treaty and the Washington Naval Conference

David P. Fields

in Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 3 examines how Rhee and the Korean independence movement utilized this constituency to place pressure on American policymakers during the fight over the ratification of the Versailles Treaty ... More


Trump’s Trump: Lou Barletta and the Limits of Anti-Immigrant Politics in Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Thom and Theda Skocpol

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the underpinnings and limits of ethno-nationalism in the politically pivotal state of Pennsylvania by tracking the career of Lou Barletta, US congressman and former mayor of ... More


The Texas-Sized Impact of Beto O’Rourke’s 2018 Senate Campaign

Eliza Oehmler and Michael Zoorob

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After years of decline, Democrats in Texas have recently worked to make their party competitive again. This chapter examines the organizational precursors and products of the Robert “Beto” O’Rourke ... More


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