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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.    

Congressional Representation and Constituents: The Case for Increasing the U ...

Brian Frederick - Political Science - 2010 - 184 pages
Brian Frederick uses empirical data to scrutinize whether representation has been diminished by keeping a ceiling on the number of seats available in the House and argues that ...
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Schools, Vouchers, and the American Public

Terry M. Moe - Education - 2002 - 474 pages
Based on an extensive, nationally representative survey, this book is an effort to not only comprehend where the American people stand on the voucher issue, but to get beneath ...
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Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2009 - 344 pages
Using a vast swath of data spanning the past six decades, Unequal Democracy debunks many myths about politics in contemporary America, using the widening gap between the rich ...
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Renewing Presidential Politics: Campaigns, Media, and the Public Interest

Bruce Buchanan - Political Science - 1996 - 207 pages
Do we get the best presidential candidates to run, and elect the presidents we deserve as a nation? If not, why not? Could it have something to do with the quality of campaigns ...
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How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American ...

Andrea Louise Campbell - Political Science - 2005 - 229 pages
Some groups participate in politics more than others. Why? And does it matter for policy outcomes? In this richly detailed and fluidly written book, Andrea Campbell argues that ...
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New Directions in Congressional Politics

Jamie L. Carson - Political Science - 2012 - 320 pages
New Directions in Congressional Politics brings together leading scholars of Congress to provide a general overview of the entire field. Each chapter covers the cutting edge ...
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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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Government by the People: Basic Version

James MacGregor Burns - Political Science - 1998 - 576 pages
New edition of a basic text on American constitutional democracy in which the authors emphasize the absolute need for politics and politicians despite the current climate of ...
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How Partisan Media Polarize America

Matthew Levendusky - Political Science - 2013 - 208 pages
Forty years ago, viewers who wanted to watch the news could only choose from among the major broadcast networks, all of which presented the same news without any particular ...
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Money Matters: Consequences of Campaign Finance Reform in U.S. House Elections

Robert K. Goidel, Donald August Gross, Todd G. Shields - Political Science - 1999 - 217 pages
Methods of campaign financing have been controversial since George Washington first ran for office, and debates over campaign finance reform have raged just as long ...
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