By Bernard Grofman, Lisa Handley
The purpose of this publication is threefold. First to install one position for the benefit of either students and practitioners the fundamental facts on redistricting practices in democracies worldwide. Remarkably, this information hasn't ever prior to been accrued. moment, to supply a sequence of brief case reviews that glance in additional aspect at specific international locations in regards to the associations and practices that experience advanced for redistricting and the character of the debates that experience arisen. 3rd, to start to appear in comparative point of view on the effects of other redistricting mechanisms and on the tradeoffs between competing redistricting criteria.
This quantity has contributions from the various major experts on redistricting on the earth. The chapters mirror a mixture of country-specific fabric, chapters which are generally comparative, and chapters whose contributions are extra methodological in nature. The chapters during this quantity supply an essential advent to the associations, practices, and results of boundary delimitation round the world.
Comparative Politics is a chain for college kids and lecturers of political technology that offers with modern concerns in comparative executive and politics. the overall Editors are David M. Farrell, Jean Monnet Chair in eu Politics and Head of faculty of Social Sciences, college of Manchester and Alfio Mastropaolo, college of Turin. The sequence is released in organization with the ecu Consortium for Political Research.
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