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Title Designing democratic government : making institutions work / Margaret Levi [and others], editors

Publ Info New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2008]
 RWU Main Library  JK1726 .D5 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Mobilizing institutions and class bias in U.S. electrical politics, 1964 to 2004 / Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Naglar -- Barriers to participation for whom? Regulations on voting and uncompetitive elections / Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan -- Mobilizing political engagement and participation in diverse societies : the impact of institutional arrangements / Susan A. Banducci and Jeffrey A. Karp -- Ethnic invention : a new principle for institutional design in ethnically divided democracies / Kanchan Chandra -- Evaluating the impact of redistricting on district homogeneity, political competition, and political extremism in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1962 to 2006 / Thomas L. Brunell and Bernard Grofman -- Redistricting institutions and competition in U.S. house districts / Michael P. McDonald -- An evaluation of the electoral and behavioral impact of majority-minority districts / David Lublin and Gary Segura -- Gerrymanders as trade-offs : the coevolution of social scientific and legal approaches to racial redistricting / David L. Epstein and Sharyn O'Halloran -- The primary elections "bonus" in Latin America / John M. Carey and John Polga-Hecimovich -- Accuracy and security in voting systems / Henry E. Brady and Iris Hui -- Improving the measurement of election system performance in the United States / Charles Stewart III
LC subject Democracy -- United States
Comparative government
Add Author Levi, Margaret
ISBN 9780871545183