The End of Inequality: One Person, One Vote, and the Transformation of American Politics / Edition 1

The End of Inequality: One Person, One Vote, and the Transformation of American Politics / Edition 1

by Stephen Ansolabehere, James M. Snyder Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 039393103X

ISBN-13: 9780393931037

Pub. Date: 03/19/2008

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The End of Inequality takes a close look at Baker v. Carr, the pivotal Supreme Court case that established the right to equal representation in state legislatures for every American.
Stephen Ansolabehere and James Snyder detail the history of “one person, one vote” in American political theory and politics, and tell the story of the…  See more details below

Overview

The End of Inequality takes a close look at Baker v. Carr, the pivotal Supreme Court case that established the right to equal representation in state legislatures for every American.
Stephen Ansolabehere and James Snyder detail the history of “one person, one vote” in American political theory and politics, and tell the story of the people—presidents, legislators, judges, lawyers, and ordinary citizens—who fought the battles to define this fundamental feature of American democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393931037
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/19/2008
Series:
Issues in American Democracy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     xi
A Quiet Revolution     1
The Old Order
Unequal Votes     23
The Origins of Malapportionment     38
Winners and Losers     68
The Least Dangerous Branch
Judicial Restraint     95
Into the Thicket     123
A Fragile Coalition     149
One Person, One Vote     160
Politics Remade
Equal Votes, Equal Money     187
Left Shift     213
A New Order     241
The Age of Fairness     273
Appendix to Chapter 10     289
Appendix to Chapter 11     305
Index     309

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