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Winning the Future? Redistricting and Partisan Bias

Nicholas R. Seabrook

in Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which partisan redistricting creates long-term distortions in congressional elections compared to other types of redistricting. The Supreme Court's failure so far ... More


. Cooper versus Power

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the suit filed by Andrew W. Cooper against New York political leaders on June 23, 1966, in U.S. District Court (Eastern) in Brooklyn. The suit aimed to prevent an election in ... More


Stephanie Tubbs Jones 2000–2002

in Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226241302
eISBN:
9780226241326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In November 1998, Stephanie Tubbs Jones was elected to Congress from Ohio's Eleventh Congressional District. This chapter examines her representational relationships as they appeared in these early ... More


Redistricting, Electoral Responsiveness, and Democracy

Nicholas R. Seabrook

in Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the effects of partisan gerrymandering on electoral responsiveness and the competitiveness of congressional districts when compared to bipartisan redistricting. Through ... More


The Unrealized Precedent of DAVIS V. BANDEMER

Nicholas R. Seabrook

in Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the involvement of the Supreme Court of the United States in litigation relating to partisan gerrymandering, paying particular attention to a case that attempted to apply the ... More


Explaining Freshman Styles

William Bernhard Tracy Sulkin

in Legislative Style

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226510149
eISBN:
9780226510316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510316.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains where MCs start out – the styles they adopt when they enter Congress as freshmen. These choices are guided by three sets of factors: the political experiences and leanings new ... More


Community and Trade Preferences

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the impact on trade preference of two aspects of a community that, according to the model of preference formation proposed, influence individuals’ information-gathering costs: ... More


City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Wayne Dawkins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927–2002), a ... More


Crazes, Fetishes, and Enthusiasms: The Silver Mania and the Making of a New Politics

Gregory P. Downs

in Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the events that occurred two years after the death of Zebulon Vance. The son of his old rival Tom Settle paged through a series of distressing field reports about the “silver ... More


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