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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 45 related to Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.   

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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American Business and Political Power: Public Opinion, Elections, and Democracy

Mark A. Smith - Political Science - 2010 - 245 pages
Most people believe that large corporations wield enormous political power when they lobby for policies as a cohesive bloc. With this controversial book, Mark A. Smith sets ...
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Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government

Christopher H. Achen, Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2017 - 408 pages
Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative ...
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American Public Opinion: Its Origins, Content and Impact

Robert S Erikson, Kent L. Tedin - Political Science - 2015 - 400 pages
Providing an in-depth analysis of public opinion, beginning with its origins in political socialization, the impact of the media, the extent and breadth of democratic values ...
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American public opinion: its origins, content, and impact

Robert S. Erikson, Kent L. Tedin - Political Science - 2001 - 384 pages
Robert S. Erikson Kent L. Tedin American Public Opinion: Its Origin, Contents, and Impact, 6/e*
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Who Governs?: Presidents, Public Opinion, and Manipulation

James N. Druckman, Lawrence R. Jacobs - Political Science - 2015 - 192 pages
America’s model of representational government rests on the premise that elected officials respond to the opinions of citizens. This is a myth, however, not a reality ...
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The Myth of Presidential Representation

B. Dan Wood - Political Science - 2009 - 226 pages
The Myth of Presidential Representation evaluates the nature of American presidential representation, questioning the commonly held belief that presidents represent the ...
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Communication Through Elections: Three Studies Exploring the Determinants of ...

2011
Elections are an occasion for citizens to communicate their desires to government in a democracy. Although we typically think of the electoral communication environment as ...
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On Voter Competence

Paul Goren - Medical - 2013 - 275 pages
Argues with the standard interpretation of the American voter as incompetent in matters of policy.
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