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Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Nathan W. Monroe, Jason M. Roberts, David W. Rohde - Political Science - 2009 - 282 pages
Recent research on the U.S. House of Representatives largely focuses on the effects of partisanship, but the strikingly less frequent studies of the Senate still tend to treat ...
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Abortion Politics in Congress: Strategic Incrementalism and Policy Change

Scott H. Ainsworth, Thad E. Hall - Political Science - 2010
This book examines how legislators have juggled their passions over abortion with standard congressional procedures, looking at how both external factors (such as public ...
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Fault Lines: Why the Republicans Lost Congress

Jeffery Mondak, Dona-Gene Mitchell - Political Science - 2008 - 192 pages
These essays provide both a wealth of insight regarding what happened in the 2006 congressional elections and a framework to aid in understanding the possible significance of ...
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The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Presidential Campaigns

D. Sunshine Hillygus, Todd G. Shields - Political Science - 2009 - 249 pages
The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use ...
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Voting Behaviour in Canada

Cameron D. Anderson, Laura B. Stephenson - Political Science - 2011 - 320 pages
Can election results be explained, given that each ballot reflects the influence of countless impressions, decisions, and attachments? Leading young scholars of political ...
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Ideology in America

Christopher Ellis, James A. Stimson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 206 pages
This book explains why the American public thinks of itself as conservative, but supports liberal positions on specific policy matters. Much scholarly work and popular ...
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American public opinion: its origins, content, and impact

Robert S. Erikson, Kent L. Tedin - Political Science - 2001 - 384 pages
Robert S. Erikson Kent L. Tedin American Public Opinion: Its Origin, Contents, and Impact, 6/e*
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Public Opinion and Democratic Accountability: How Citizens Learn about Politics

Vincent L. Hutchings - Political Science - 2003 - 171 pages
This text examines the process by which citizens acquire information about politicians and how they subsequently use that information to hold them accountable at election time ...
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