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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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The Macropolitics of Congress

E. Scott Adler, John S. Lapinski - Political Science - 2011 - 288 pages
How do public laws, treaties, Senate confirmations, and other legislative achievements help us to gain insight into how our governmental system performs? This well-argued book ...
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The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of ...

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady - Political Science - 2012 - 728 pages
Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee ...
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Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy

Martin Gilens - Social Science - 2009 - 303 pages
Tackling one of the most volatile issues in contemporary politics, Martin Gilens's work punctures myths and misconceptions about welfare policy, public opinion, and the role of ...
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Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned ...

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson - Political Science - 2010 - 368 pages
A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our timeó the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of ...
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Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections

Stephen A. Jessee - Political Science - 2012 - 242 pages
Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections addresses two core issues related to the foundations of democratic governance: how the political views of Americans are ...
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Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United ...

Jan E. Leighley, Jonathan Nagler - Political Science - 2013 - 232 pages
Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral ...
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More Scottish than British: The 2011 Scottish Parliament Election

Christopher Carman, Robert Johns, James Mitchell - Political Science - 2014 - 200 pages
With the aid of the most extensive and comprehensive survey data extracted from voters during the 2011 Scottish General, this book analyses the reasons behind why the SNP not ...
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Overreach: Leadership in the Obama Presidency

George C. Edwards III - Political Science - 2012 - 224 pages
When Barack Obama became president, many Americans embraced him as a transformational leader who would fundamentally change the politics and policy of the country. Yet, two ...
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American Public Opinion, Advocacy, and Policy in Congress: What the Public ...

Paul Burstein - Political Science - 2014
Between one election and the next, members of Congress introduce thousands of bills. What determines which become law? Is it the public? Do we have government 'of the people ...
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