Bushmanders & bullwinkles : how politicians manipulate electronic maps and census data to win elections (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Bushmanders & bullwinkles : how politicians manipulate electronic maps and census data to win elections

Author: Mark S Monmonier
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For years Mark Monmonier, "a prose stylist of no mean ability or charm" according to the Washington Post, has delighted readers with his insightful understanding of cartography as an art and technology that is both deceptive and revealing. Now he turns his focus to the story of political cartography and the redrawing of congressional districts. His title Bushmanders and Bullwinkles combines gerrymander with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Monmonier, Mark S.
Bushmanders & bullwinkles.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00060727
(OCoLC)44701948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Monmonier
ISBN: 9780226159409 022615940X
OCLC Number: 1015240630
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
CONTENTS --
PREFACE --
1. Twist and Clout --
2. Gerry's Legacy --
3. Thin Majorities --
4. Redrawing the Lines --
5. Gauging Compactness --
6. Props and Propaganda --
7. Immunizing Incumbents --
8. What a Friend We Have in GIS --
9. A Tale of Two Censuses --
10. Beyond Boundaries --
11. Epilogue --
Notes --
Index
Other Titles: Bushmanders and bullwinkles
Responsibility: Mark Monmonier.
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This text focuses on the story of political cartography and the redrawing of congressional districts in the US. Using a cartographic outlook, Mark Monmonier examines the political tales maps tell  Read more...

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