Autor: Jeremy Buchman
ISBN-13: 9780820463599
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 268
Gewicht: 392 g
Format: 228x154x15 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Drawing Lines in Quicksand

Courts, Legislatures, and Redistricting
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Drawing Lines in Quicksand examines judicial performance in voting rights and redistricting through the lens of institutional policy-making capacity. In so doing the book poses two inquiries - first, how institutionally well-equipped are federal courts to perform their current role in developing redistricting policy? Second, how does the contemporary voting rights enforcement regime, in which legislatures draw district lines under judicial supervision, compare to other institutional alternatives? Jeremy Buchman demonstrates that a common perception of federal courts as severely constrained policy actors does not hold - or at least requires significant qualifications when considering the particulars of voting rights and redistricting.
Autor: Jeremy Buchman
The Author: Jeremy Buchman is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University in New York. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University.

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Autor: Jeremy Buchman
ISBN-13 :: 9780820463599
ISBN: 0820463590
Erscheinungsjahr: 17.10.2003
Verlag: Lang, Peter
Gewicht: 392g
Seiten: 268
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 228x154x15 mm, 6 tables