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Maximization, whatever the cost : race, redistricting, and the Department of Justice

Author: Maurice T Cunningham
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of how the US Department of Justice forced states to maximize minority congressional seats in the 1990s. It addresses the bureaucratic culture of the Division's Voting Section, its history,  Read more...

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Cunningham, Maurice T.
Maximization, whatever the cost.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606488622
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice T Cunningham
ISBN: 0275966496 9780275966492
OCLC Number: 43706639
Description: xi, 178 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Mystery of racial redistricting in the nineties --
Transformation --
Bureaucratic culture of the voting section --
Department's new interpretation of the voting rights act --
External influences on the department's decision making --
From compromised compliance to conquered provinces --
Processes and products of voting rights act enforcement.
Responsibility: Maurice T. Cunningham.
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..."a refreshing addition to the VRA literature because it is not a piece of advocacy....a breath of fresh air and a succinct inquiry into the politics and implementation of the Voting Rights Act. It Read more...

 
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