The Resource Fixing elections : the failure of America's winner take all politics, Steven Hill

Fixing elections : the failure of America's winner take all politics, Steven Hill

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Fixing elections : the failure of America's winner take all politics
Title
Fixing elections
Title remainder
the failure of America's winner take all politics
Statement of responsibility
Steven Hill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Hill, Steven
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1965
LC item number
.H55 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Representative government and representation
Label
Fixing elections : the failure of America's winner take all politics, Steven Hill
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-348) and index
Contents
Part one. Geography is destiny -- Chapter one. "A house divided ..." -- Chapter two. Ex uno plures : "one system, two nations" -- Chapter three. The technology of democracy -- Part two. The people's Congress? -- Chapter four. The people's house -- Chapter five. Behind closed doors : the recurring plague of redistricting -- Chapter six. The gravity of the prize -- Chapter seven. Worse than winner take all : affirmative action for low-population states -- Part three. The death of discourse -- Chapter eight. Of pollster-geists and consultants : the mad science of winner take all campaigns -- Chapter nine. The wizards behind the curtain -- Chapter ten. The winner take all media : the fourth estate sells out -- Chapter eleven. Caught between a poll and a hard focus group : the loss of political ideas -- Part four. Majority rule? or majority fooled? -- Chapter twelve. Winner take all policy : where the majority does not always rule -- Chapter thirteen. The roller-coaster policy ride of winner take all -- Chapter fourteen. The gatekeepers of winner take all -- Chapter fifteen. "Winner takes nothing" -- Epilogue. Toward "E pluribus unum."
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57447197
Label
Fixing elections : the failure of America's winner take all politics, Steven Hill
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-348) and index
Contents
Part one. Geography is destiny -- Chapter one. "A house divided ..." -- Chapter two. Ex uno plures : "one system, two nations" -- Chapter three. The technology of democracy -- Part two. The people's Congress? -- Chapter four. The people's house -- Chapter five. Behind closed doors : the recurring plague of redistricting -- Chapter six. The gravity of the prize -- Chapter seven. Worse than winner take all : affirmative action for low-population states -- Part three. The death of discourse -- Chapter eight. Of pollster-geists and consultants : the mad science of winner take all campaigns -- Chapter nine. The wizards behind the curtain -- Chapter ten. The winner take all media : the fourth estate sells out -- Chapter eleven. Caught between a poll and a hard focus group : the loss of political ideas -- Part four. Majority rule? or majority fooled? -- Chapter twelve. Winner take all policy : where the majority does not always rule -- Chapter thirteen. The roller-coaster policy ride of winner take all -- Chapter fourteen. The gatekeepers of winner take all -- Chapter fifteen. "Winner takes nothing" -- Epilogue. Toward "E pluribus unum."
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57447197

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