Whose Vote Counts? (New Democracy Forum) by Robert Richie

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Published by Beacon Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science / Elections,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Elections,
  • Proportional representation,
  • Representative government and,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJoshua Cohen (Editor), Joel Rogers (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11292776M
ISBN 100807044237
ISBN 109780807044230

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