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Author Amy, Douglas J.
Title Real choices/new voices : how proportional representation elections could revitalize American democracy / Douglas J. Amy.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2002.
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Edition 2nd ed.
Description xiii, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-303) and index.
Contents Fair representation for all -- Solving the redistricting problem -- Improving election campaigns -- Toward a multiparty system -- Electing more women -- Fair representation for racial and ethnic minorities -- Encouraging voter turnout -- PR: a different and better kind of democracy -- Objections to proportional representation -- Versions of electoral reform for the United States -- The political prospects for PR in the United States -- Seat allocation formulas in proportional representation -- Vote counting and ballot transfer in the single transferable vote -- The forgotten history of proportional representation in the United States.
Subject Proportional representation -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
LCCN 2002067425
ISBN 0231125488 (cl. : alk. paper)
0231125496 (paper : alk. paper)
Call No. JFE 02-21216
Research Call Number JFE 02-21216