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Defining democracy : electoral reform and the struggle for power in New York City / Daniel O. Prosterman.

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity 320.9747 PRO 2012 (Text) 31001101809532 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780195377736 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : the perils and promise of democratic reform -- The politics of electoral reform in New York City history -- Restructuring urban democracy amid the Great Depression -- Proportional representation and the practice of democracy in New York City -- Under the cloak of patriotism : specters of totalitarianism in city politics -- A red (in the) city hall -- The Democratic-Republican alliance and the repeal of proportional representation -- Epilogue : repeal's aftermath.
Subject: New York (N.Y.) > Politics and government > 1898-1951.
Elections > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century.
Municipal government > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century.
New York (N.Y.). City Council > History > 20th century.

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