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The tyranny of the majority : [electronic resource] fundamental fairness in representative democracy / Lani Guinier.

By: Guinier, Lani.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Free Press, c1994Description: xx, 324 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0029131723 :; 9780029131725; 0029131693 (pbk.); 9780029131695 (pbk.).Subject(s): Proportional representation -- United States | Representative government and representation -- United States | African Americans -- Suffrage | Minorities -- Suffrage -- United States | Voting -- United States | Gobierno representativo -- Estados Unidos | Afro americanos -- Sufragio | Minorías -- Sufragio -- Estados Unidos | Voto -- Estados Unidos | Democracy Role of Black persons | United States | Kiesrecht | Evenredige vertegenwoordiging | Negers | Representatie (politicologie) | Repräsentative Demokratie | Wahlrecht | Nationale Minderheit | USADDC classification: 328.73/07347/08996073 Other classification: 89.57 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive
Contents:
Foreword / Stephen L. Carter -- 1. The Tyranny of the Majority -- 2. Keeping the Faith: Black Voters in the Post-Reagan Era -- 3. The Triumph of Tokenism: The Voting Rights Act and the Theory of Black Electoral Success -- 4. No Two Seats: The Elusive Quest for Political Equality -- 5. Groups, Representation, and Race Conscious Districting: Case of the Emperor's Clothes -- 6. Lines in the Sand: A Review of Charles Fried's Order and Law -- 7. Epilogue: Lessons.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Foreword / Stephen L. Carter -- 1. The Tyranny of the Majority -- 2. Keeping the Faith: Black Voters in the Post-Reagan Era -- 3. The Triumph of Tokenism: The Voting Rights Act and the Theory of Black Electoral Success -- 4. No Two Seats: The Elusive Quest for Political Equality -- 5. Groups, Representation, and Race Conscious Districting: Case of the Emperor's Clothes -- 6. Lines in the Sand: A Review of Charles Fried's Order and Law -- 7. Epilogue: Lessons.

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