ERIC Number: EJ549810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Geography and the Decennial Task of Redistricting.
Webster, Gerald R.
Journal of Geography, v96 n2 p61-68 Mar-Apr 1997
Examines the geographical and political forces that are central to the process of legislative redistricting. Reviews the historical background of the redistricting process and discusses the importance of minority representation. Briefly looks at some of the alternative systems of representation that have been suggested to improve the quality of representation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Economic Factors, Educational Trends, Elections, Federal Legislation, Geography, Government (Administrative Body), Higher Education, Human Geography, Interdisciplinary Approach, Land Use, Political Divisions (Geographic), Political Power, Political Science, Power Structure, Rezoning, Social Systems, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Voting
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A