This authoritative overview of election redistricting at the congressional, state legislative, and local level provides offers an overview of redistricting for students and practitioners. The updated second edition pays special attention to the significant redistricting controversies of the last decade, from the Supreme Court to state courts.
Charles S. Bullock III is Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Why Redistricting Is Important
Chapter 2: Population Equality: How Equal Must Districts Be?
Chapter 3: Minorities and Redistricting
Chapter 4: The Populations Are Equal and Minorities Have Not Been Discriminated Against,
Chapter 5: Partisan Gerrymandering: All’s Fair in Love, War, and Redistricting Saith the U.S.
Supreme Court, But Others Beg to Differ
Chapter 6: Gerrymandering in Georgia: A Case Study
Chapter 7: Conclusion: Looking to the Future
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