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Constituent Perceptions of Political Representation: How Citizens Evaluate ...

Robin M. Lauermann - Political Science - 2013 - 144 pages
This book examines the nature of representation in democracy, focusing on constituent evaluations of Congress members and the implications these results have on citizens ...
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What are campaigns for?: the role of persuasion in electoral law and politics

James A. Gardner - Law - 2009 - 219 pages
Election campaigns ought to be serious occasions in the life of a democratic polity. For citizens of a democracy, an election is a time to take stock-to reexamine our beliefs ...
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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 reflectsthe influence of countless impressions, decisions, and attachments?Leading young scholars of political ...
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Understanding Public Opinion

Barbara Norrander, Clyde Wilcox - Political Science - 2009 - 256 pages
Click here to preview a sample chapter! In this highly anticipated revision, editors Barbara Norrander and Clyde Wilcox expose students to the substance and process of public ...
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Follow the Leader?: How Voters Respond to Politicians' Policies and Performance

Gabriel S. Lenz - Political Science - 2012 - 327 pages
In a democracy, we generally assume that voters know the policies they prefer and elect like-minded officials who are responsible for carrying them out. We also assume that ...
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Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Brandice Canes-Wrone - Political Science - 2010 - 192 pages
Who Leads Whom? is an ambitious study that addresses some of the most important questions in contemporary American politics: Do presidents pander to public opinion by backing ...
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The Strategic President: Persuasion and Opportunity in Presidential Leadership

George C. Edwards III - Political Science - 2009 - 272 pages
How do presidents lead? If presidential power is the power to persuade, why is there a lack of evidence of presidential persuasion? George Edwards, one of the leading scholars ...
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