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New Directions in American Politics

Raymond J. La Raja - Political Science - 2013 - 384 pages
New Directions in American Politics introduces students not just to how the American political system works but also to how political science works. La Raja brings together top ...
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Why Americans Split Their Tickets: Campaigns, Competition, and Divided ...

Barry C. Burden, David C. Kimball - Political Science - 2009 - 216 pages
Why do some voters split their ballots, selecting a Republican for one office and a Democrat for another? Why do voters often choose one party to control the White House while ...
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Candidates and Voters: Ideology, Valence, and Representation in U.S Elections

Walter J. Stone - Political Science - 2017
Candidates and Voters extends our understanding of voting, elections, and representation by elaborating a simple theory of voting choice based on voters' interest in policy and ...
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Americans, Congress, and Democratic Responsiveness: Public Evaluations of ...

David R Jones, Monika L McDermott - Political Science - 2010 - 240 pages
"Jones and McDermott restore meaning to democratic responsibility by finding that public evaluations affect Congress. In contrast to the popular depiction of the ...
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The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Presidential Campaigns

D. Sunshine Hillygus, Todd G. Shields - Political Science - 2014 - 272 pages
The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use ...
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Parties, Polarization and Democracy in the United States

Donald C. Baumer, Howard J. Gold - Political Science - 2015 - 256 pages
As evidenced in the 2008 elections and the transition to a new era of Democratic governance, one of the most important developments in American politics in recent years has ...
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Public Opinion: Measuring the American Mind

Barbara A. Bardes, Robert W. Oldendick - Political Science - 2016 - 392 pages
The fifth edition of Public Opinion: Measuring the American Mind provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to public opinion in the United States and describes how ...
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Change and Continuity in the 2012 Elections

Paul R. Abramson, John H. Aldrich, Brad T. Gomez, David W. Rohde - Political Science - 2014 - 408 pages
Since its first edition in 1980, Change and Continuity has been known for offering the best analysis and explanation of voting behavior in the most recent elections while ...
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Partisan Bonds: Political Reputations and Legislative Accountability

Jeffrey D. Grynaviski - Political Science - 2010
Political scientists have long painted American voters' dependence on partisan cues at the ballot box as a discouraging consequence of their overall ignorance about politics ...
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The Influence of Campaign Contributions in State Legislatures: The Effects ...

Lynda W. Powell - Political Science - 2012 - 254 pages
Campaign contributions are widely viewed as a corrupting influence but most scholarly research concludes that they have marginal impact on legislative behavior. Lynda W. Powell ...
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