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Author Amy, Douglas J.
Title Real choices/new voices : how proportional representation elections could revitalize American democracy / Douglas J. Amy.
Edition 2nd ed.
Publisher New York ; Chichester [England] : Columbia University Press, c2002.
Description xiii, 329 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Location Call Number Currently
 Weldon Library 4th Floor - Regular Loan  JF1075.U6A49 2002    IN LIBRARY
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
 List of Tables and Illustrations 
 Preface to Second Edition 
 Introduction1
1Fair Representation for All25
2Solving the Redistricting Problem52
3Improving Election Campaigns68
4Toward a Multiparty System88
5Electing More Women109
6Fair Representation for Racial and Ethnic Minorities125
7Encouraging Voter Turnout151
8PR: A Different and Better Kind of Democracy167
9Objections to Proportional Representation186
10Versions of Electoral Reform for the United States215
11The Political Prospects for PR in the United States235
App. ASeat Allocation Formulas in Proportional Representation259
App. BVote Counting and Ballot Transfer in the Single Transferable Vote263
App. CThe Forgotten History of Proportional Representation in the United States267
 Notes275
 Selected Bibliography299
 Additional Resources on the World Wide Web305
 Index307
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-303) and index.
Includes web resources.
Subject Proportional representation -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
ISBN 0231125488
0231125496
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