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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 - 728 pages
Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee ...
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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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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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Public Opinion

Carroll J. Glynn, Susan Herbst, Mark Lindeman, Garrett J. O'Keefe - Political Science - 2015 - 480 pages
Public Opinion is a comprehensive and multidisciplinary examination of public opinion in the United States. Drawing on scholarship in political science, psychology, sociology ...
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The American Political Party System: Continuity and Change Over Ten ...

John S. Jackson - Political Science - 2014 - 225 pages
From party polarization, elections, and internal party politics, to the evolution of the U.S. presidency, John S. Jackson's new book has something for everyone interested in ...
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Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned ...

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson - Political Science - 2010 - 368 pages
A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of ...
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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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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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Overreach: Leadership in the Obama Presidency

George C. Edwards III - Political Science - 2012 - 264 pages
When Barack Obama became president, many Americans embraced him as a transformational leader who would fundamentally change the politics and policy of the country. Yet, two ...
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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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