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Political reform by the representation of minorities

Matthias N. Forney

Political reform by the representation of minorities

by Matthias N. Forney

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Published by The author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proportional representation -- United States.,
  • Elections -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11465.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2, 199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23416145M

    Political representation is the activity of making citizens "present" in public policy making processes when political actors act in the best interest of citizens. This definition of political representation is consistent with a wide variety of views on what representing implies and what the duties of representatives are. For example, representing may imply acting on the . The Electoral Reform Society (ERS) is a political pressure group based in the United Kingdom which promotes electoral seeks to replace the first-past-the-post voting system with one of proportional representation, advocating the single transferable is the world's oldest operating organisation concerned with political and electoral : Democracy, electoral reform, elections.

    3. Representation, minorities and electoral reform: the case of the Palestinian minority in Israel Rebecca Kook. 4. The paradox of power-sharing: stability and fragility in postwar Lebanon Amanda Rizkallah. 5. Changing Islam, changing the world: contrasting visions within political Islam Nimrod Hurvitz and Eli Alshech.   The representation of minorities also helps to determine institutional support and the political representation of such groups can be assured through nomination, without the Their mean approbation score is of 71 for the democracy legitimacy reform and 64 for the regional representation reform. The approbation of both reforms is lower in Author: Mike Medeiros, Damien Bol, Richard Nadeau.

    to increase the representation of these racial minorities in state and local legislative bodies. The Note proposes that such voluntary reforms are jus-tified by the goal of including all minorities in the political process. Unlike existing justifications for . The forgotten history of proportional representation elections in the United States holds the answers, and may provide the key to solving the puzzle of fair representation in the future as well. The rules of the electoral game as it is played in the United States have an impact on participation in public policy decisions that few worry about or.


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While the primary focus of this book is on the use of electoral reform to better represent racial and ethnic minorities, it turns into a wider debate about the whether proportional representation is preferable to single-member district plurality elections in the United States.

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In their seminal book, “Minority Report,” political scientists Brian Newman and John Griffin found that black people and Hispanics had less representation than whites. More recently, legal scholar Nicholas Stephanopoulos analyzed data from state exit polls and legislative outcomes over three decades and found that women, poor people.

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