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Published: 25 March 2019

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190933562

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Gaining Voice

The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Christopher J. Clark

  • Provides evidence that the relationship between black state population and the black representation ratio is nonlinear
  • Offers the first systematic analysis of the conditions under which multiple legislative black caucuses form
  • Shows that an increased black presence has both positive and negative consequences

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