This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: the same, need people; geopolitics: effects of spatial properties on political power; electoral geography: voting patterns, demographic variables; voting demographics: 2 types of voters, 4 dif ways of creating districts; redistricting: changing shape, size of district; gerrymandering: creating districts to give particular candidates or classes of candidates an electoral advantage; ethnic/racial “majority-minority” districts; compactness of electoral districts; state as administrative region: independent, bounded, internat’l recognized territory w/ full sovereignty over land/ppl w/in it;...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07