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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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Democracy in America?: What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It

Benjamin I. Page, Martin Gilens - Political Science - 2017 - 377 pages
More democracy -- Unequal wealth distorts politics -- What has gone wrong -- Thwarting the will of the people -- The political clout of wealthy Americans -- Corporations and ...
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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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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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The Failed Welfare Revolution: America's Struggle Over Guaranteed Income Policy

Brian Steensland - Political Science - 2008 - 304 pages
Today the United States has one of the highest poverty rates among the world's rich industrial democracies. The Failed Welfare Revolution shows us that things might have turned ...
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