Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering - Gerrymandering- process by which elected...

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Gerrymandering- process by which elected politicians redraw and manipulate the borders of political districts to secure political advantage Pack as many nonwhite voters into one district, successfully cracking the nonwhite vote preventing them from voting as a group, which is known as bloc voting . Tyranny of the Majority- our political system is steered by majority interests that overrun minority rights and concerns. Alexis de Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America claimed this term Threat Hypothesis- compared to whites who live in racially homogenous areas, whites who leave near nonwhites are likely to develop racist attitudes about nonwhite people and are prone to opposing public policies designed to combat racial inequality Principle-implementation gap- most white Americans increasingly have accepted the principle of racial inclusion while rejecting any sort of policy measures designed to carry this out.
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