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Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America

Martin Gilens - Political Science - 2012 - 352 pages
Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government ...
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Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform

Sanford F. Schram, Joe Brian Soss, Richard Carl Fording - Political Science - 2010 - 392 pages
It's hard to imagine discussing welfare policy without discussing race, yet all too often this uncomfortable factor is avoided or simply ignored. Sometimes the relationship ...
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Welfare Magnets: A New Case for a National Standard

Paul E. Peterson, Mark C. Rom - Political Science - 2010 - 178 pages
"The best way of handling the question of how much to give the poor, politicians have discovered, is to avoid doing anything about it at all," note Paul Peterson and Mark Rom ...
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The White Welfare State: The Racialization of U.S. Welfare Policy

Deborah E. Ward - Political Science - 2009 - 208 pages
The White Welfare State challenges common misconceptions of the development of U.S. welfare policy. Arguing that race has always been central to welfare policy-making in the ...
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Racialized Politics: The Debate about Racism in America

David O. Sears, Jim Sidanius, Lawrence Bobo - Political Science - 2000 - 432 pages
Are Americans less prejudiced now than they were thirty years ago, or has racism simply gone "underground"? Is racism something we learn as children, or is it a result of ...
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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

Sheldon Danziger, Gary D. Sandefur, Daniel H. Weinberg - Social Science - 1994 - 529 pages
Why is there so much poverty in America in the 1990s? What can be done to reduce it? In this book the leading experts review three decades of research on the nature, causes ...
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The Mass Media and the Dynamics of American Racial Attitudes

Paul M. Kellstedt - Political Science - 2003
Paul M. Kellstedt explains the variation in Americans' racial attitudes over the last half-century, particularly the relationship between media coverage of race and American ...
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