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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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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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How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American ...

Andrea Louise Campbell - Political Science - 2011 - 256 pages
Some groups participate in politics more than others. Why? And does it matter for policy outcomes? In this richly detailed and fluidly written book, Andrea Campbell argues that ...
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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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The American Voter Revisited

Michael S. Lewis-Beck - Political Science - 2009 - 508 pages
Today we are politically polarized as never before. The presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 will be remembered as two of the most contentious political events in American ...
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Who Gets Represented?

Peter K. Enns, Christopher Wlezien - Political Science - 2011 - 388 pages
An investigation of policy preferences in the U.S. and how group opinion affects political representation. While it is often assumed that policymakers favor the interests of ...
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Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective

Mark C. Miller, Jeb Barnes - Law - 2004 - 256 pages
The functioning of the U.S. government is a bit messier than Americans would like to think. The general understanding of policymaking has Congress making the laws, executive ...
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Popular Government in the United States: Foundations and Principles

Charles Shang Hyneman - Political Science - 2010 - 320 pages
Political theory consists in clarification of language and concepts, in description and analysis of institutions and behavior, and in appraisal and evaluation of political ...
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Restless Citizens

Udoh Elijah Udom - Political Science - 2010 - 190 pages
This book, written by a former World Health Organization employee, provides a compelling insider's view of working for the United Nations. The book serves as an excellent ...
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Latina Politics, Latino Politics: Gender, Culture, and Political ...

Carol Hardy-Fanta - Political Science - 2011 - 272 pages
Political organizing by men and women in Boston's Latino community.
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