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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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The Macropolitics of Congress

E. Scott Adler, John S. Lapinski - Political Science - 2011 - 288 pages
How do public laws, treaties, Senate confirmations, and other legislative achievements help us to gain insight into how our governmental system performs? This well-argued book ...
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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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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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The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of ...

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady - Political Science - 2012 - 693 pages
""The Unheavenly Chorus" is classic Schlozman, Verba, and Brady: a timely, deeply researched examination of participatory inequalities in American civic life. Ranging broadly ...
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The Trend Towards the European Deregulation of Professions and its Impact on ...

Raquel Rego - Business & Economics - 2013 - 110 pages
After a conceptual reflection on the different professional regulation patterns in Europe, this book explores the main features of the currently ongoing European professional ...
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New Directions in Public Opinion

Adam J. Berinsky - Political Science - 2012 - 336 pages
New Directions in Public Opinion brings together leading scholars to provide an accessible and coherent overview of the current state of the field of public opinion. Each ...
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Politics, Policy, and Government in British Columbia

R. Kenneth Carty - History - 1996 - 381 pages
Politics, Policy, and Government in British Columbia examinesthe political life of Canada's dynamic Pacific province. Each ofthe seventeen chapters, written by well-known ...
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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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