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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.   

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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Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections

Stephen A. Jessee - Political Science - 2012
Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections addresses two core issues related to the foundations of democratic governance: how the political views of Americans are ...
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Why Americans Hate the Media and How It Matters

Jonathan M. Ladd - Political Science - 2011 - 288 pages
As recently as the early 1970s, the news media was one of the most respected institutions in the United States. Yet by the 1990s, this trust had all but evaporated. Why has ...
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Ideology and Class Conflict in Jamaica: The Politics of Rebellion

Abigail B. Bakan - History - 1990 - 183 pages
Abigail Bakan argues that there has been a recurrent ideological tradition of resistance to oppression among the black labouring classes in Jamaica. She reveals this pattern ...
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Between the State and Islam

Charles E. Butterworth, I. William Zartman - History - 2001 - 256 pages
How Middle Eastern peoples in the past two centuries lived outside the region's politico-religious structures.
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Moved to Action: Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics

Hahrie Han - Political Science - 2009 - 191 pages
The book examines how the underprivileged become motivated to participate in politics even though they lack the educational, financial, and civic resources commonly assumed to ...
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China's Elite Politics: Governance and Democratization

Zhiyue Bo - Political Science - 2010 - 448 pages
A sequel to the author''s trailblazer (China''s Elite Politics: Political Transition and Power Balancing, published by World Scientific in 2007), this book tackles the issue of ...
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