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Constituency Representation in Congress: The View from Capitol Hill

Kristina C. Miler - Political Science - 2010
Congressional representation requires that legislators be aware of the interests of constituents in their districts and behave in ways that reflect the wishes of their ...
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Inequality and American Democracy: What We Know and What We Need to Learn

Lawrence R. Jacobs, Theda Skocpol - Political Science - 2005 - 256 pages
In the twentieth century, the United States ended some of its most flagrant inequalities. The "rights revolution" ended statutory prohibitions against women’s suffrage and ...
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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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Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2016 - 424 pages
The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes ...
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Political Persuasion and Attitude Change

Diana Carole Mutz, Paul M. Sniderman, Richard A. Brody - Political Science - 1996 - 295 pages
Introduces and defines a new field of research on the way political attitudes are influenced and changed
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Tobacco Control Policy: Strategies, Successes, and Setbacks

Joy De Beyer, Linda Waverley Brigden - Medical - 2003 - 189 pages
Currently, there are over 1.2 billion tobacco users in the world, most in developing countries. Tobacco use causes diseases and premature death, and threatens both social and ...
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Congress and the Decline of Public Trust

Joseph Cooper - Political Science - 1999 - 226 pages
A perceptive look at the causes and dangers of the deep sense of distrust that now characterizes public attitudes toward politics and politicians.
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