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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 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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Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2016 - 424 pages
The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes ...
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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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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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Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government

Christopher H. Achen, Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2016 - 408 pages
Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative ...
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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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New Directions in Public Opinion

Adam J. Berinsky - Political Science - 2012 - 336 pages
The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics ...
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