University Press of America / Joint Cnt For Poli & Econ Stud
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978-0-7618-3043-6 • Paperback • June 2006 • $41.99 • (£32.00)
David A. Bositis is a Senior Research Associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Dr. Bositis has served as an expert witness in a number of major voting rights court cases, including the U.S. Supreme Court's Hays v. Louisiana II and Johnson v. Mortham in Florida.
Chapter 1 Foreword
Chapter 2 List of Figures and Tables
Chapter 3 Introduction: Advancing Minority Voting Rights: How Do We Get From Here to There?
Chapter 4 Redistricting and Voting Rights Issues, 1992-2002: A Legal Analysis
Chapter 5 Political Parties, Redistricting, and Minority Representation: The Southern States, 1992-2002
Chapter 6 Drawing Effective Minority Districts: A Conceptual Model
Chapter 7 Redistricting 2000: A Lost Opportunity for Latinos
Chapter 8 Reapportionment / Redistricting Politics in Georgia: The 1990s and 2001-2002: Reflections of a Participant-Observer
Chapter 9 Racial Redistricting and Southern Republican Congressional Gains in the 1990s
Chapter 10 About the Authors
Voting Rights and Minority Representation provides an invaluable description of the status of majority-minority districts and consequently minority representation in the United States...The book supplements and improves upon the mounting evidence...for the type of institutional change that truly encourages equality...
— Corina S. Schulze, University of New Orleans; American Review of Politics