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Outside Lobbying: Public Opinion and Interest Group Strategies

Ken Kollman - Political Science - 1998 - 215 pages
This work seeks to clarify why and when interest group leaders in Washigton, USA seek to mobilize the public order to influence policy decisions in Congress. It grants a more ...
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The Reputational Premium: A Theory of Party Identification and Policy Reasoning

Paul M. Sniderman, Edward H. Stiglitz - Political Science - 2012 - 160 pages
The Reputational Premium presents a new theory of party identification, the central concept in the study of voting. Challenging the traditional idea that voters identify with a ...
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Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Donald R. Kinder, Cindy D. Kam - Social Science - 2010 - 368 pages
Ethnocentrism—our tendency to partition the human world into in-groups and out-groups—pervades societies around the world. Surprisingly, though, few scholars have explored ...
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The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Presidential Campaigns

D. Sunshine Hillygus, Todd G. Shields - Political Science - 2009 - 249 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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Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America

James E. Campbell - Political Science - 2016 - 336 pages
Many continue to believe that the United States is a nation of political moderates. In fact, it is a nation divided. It has been so for some time and has grown more so. This ...
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Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the ...

Christopher G. Faricy - Political Science - 2015
How does political party control determine changes to social policy, and by extension, influence inequality in America? Conventional theories show that Democratic control of ...
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American Gridlock: The Sources, Character, and Impact of Political Polarization

James A. Thurber, Antoine Yoshinaka - Political Science - 2015
American Gridlock brings together the country's preeminent experts on the causes, characteristics, and consequences of partisan polarization in US politics and government, with ...
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Neither Liberal nor Conservative: Ideological Innocence in the American Public

Donald R. Kinder, Nathan P. Kalmoe - Political Science - 2017 - 224 pages
Congress is crippled by ideological conflict. The political parties are more polarized today than at any time since the Civil War. Americans disagree, fiercely, about just ...
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Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni - Political Science - 2014 - 188 pages
Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in ...
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Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the ...

John H. Aldrich, Kathleen M. McGraw - Political Science - 2011 - 432 pages
The American National Election Studies (ANES) is the premier social science survey program devoted to voting and elections. Conducted during the presidential election years and ...
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