U.S. House Of Representatives

U.S. House Of Representatives

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ISBN-13: 9780275965808
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Lexile: 1610L (what's this?)

About the Author

JOSEPH F. ZIMMERMAN is Professor of Political Science in the Graduate School of Public Affairs, State University of New York at Albany. His recent books include The New England Town Meeting: Democracy in Action (Praeger, 1999), The Recall: Tribunal of the People (Praeger, 1997), and Interstate Relations: The Neglected Dimension of Federalism (Praeger, 1996).

WILMA RULE is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is coeditor, with Joseph F. Zimmerman, of U.S. Electoral Systems: Their Impact on Women and Minorities (Greenwood Press, 1992) and Electoral Systems in Comparative Perspective (Greenwood Press, 1994).

Table of Contents


The Representation Problem

The Ideal and the Historical Reality

Causes and Consequences of Unrepresentativeness

Reform Possibilities

Prospects for Reform



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