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Fiorina, Morris P.

Works: 78 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 9,427 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: JK1071, 324.973
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Publications about Morris P Fiorina
Publications by Morris P Fiorina
Most widely held works about Morris P Fiorina
Most widely held works by Morris P Fiorina
Congress, keystone of the Washington establishment by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
Culture war? : the myth of a polarized America by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
"Authored by one of the most respected political scientists in America, Morris P. Fiorina's Culture War? supports a compelling narrative with polling data to debunk commonly believed myths about American politics - particularly the claim that Americans are deeply divided on fundamental political issues. His use of figures and statistics visually engages readers and dispels common misconceptions about politics. This text examines controversial topics such as abortion and homosexuality and finds that even on these issues 'culture war' is a myth."--Jacket
Civic engagement in American democracy ( Book )
13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
"Civic Engagement in American Democracy opens with an eagle's-eye view of the roots of America's special patterns of civic involvement, examining the way social groups and government and electoral politics have influenced each other over the last 200 years. Other chapters explore community politics, the electoral process, religious institutions, and the advantages and disadvantages of contemporary advocacy politics. The book also probes the influence of long-term social and cultural changes on voluntary associations and civic participation."--Jacket
Divided government by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 libraries worldwide
The personal vote : constituency service and electoral independence by Bruce E Cain( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Retrospective voting in American national elections by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Continuity and change in House elections ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
For two decades, extending from the early 1970s to the early 1990s, elections to the U.S. House of Representatives were highly predictable. These essays examine contemporary elections to the US House of Representatives
Disconnect : the breakdown of representation in American politics by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Drawing on polling results and other data, Fiorina examines the disconnect between an unrepresentative "political class" and the citizenry it purports to represent, showing how politicians have become more polarized while voters remain moderate; how politicians' rhetoric and activities reflect hot-button issues that are not public priorities; and how politicians' dogmatic, divisive, and uncivil style of "debate" contrasts with the more civil discourse of ordinary Americans, who tend to be more polite and open to compromise than their leaders."--[book jacket]
Home style and Washington work : studies of congressional politics ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Representatives, roll calls, and constituencies by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The new American democracy by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Foundations of the New American Democracy
America's new democracy by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
This highly affordable text provides an engaging, analytical approach to American Government that stresses the importance of elections in our political system today. Written in a strong narrative voice and brimming with student-relevant examples, America's New Democracy provides a focused and stimulating treatment of politics in the United States. Illustrating popular influence across the political system in defense of a central theme--that elections matter more in America's political system todaythan they have in the past or do in other democracies--the book challenges the pessimistic view that government seldom listens to ordinary people. America's New Democracy encourages readers to see that in a system where votes are the main currency, both power and responsibility rest on the shoulders of all citizens
Can we talk? : the rise of rude, nasty, stubborn politics. ( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Why are there so many divided Senate delegations? by Alberto Alesina( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The last three decades have witnessed a sharp increase in the number of states with spilt Senate delegations, featuring two senators of different parties. In addition, there is evidence that senators of different parties do not cluster in the middle: they are genuinely polarized. We propose a model which explains this phenomenon. Our argument builds upon the fact that when a Senate election is held, there is already a sitting senator. If the voters care about the policy position of their state delegation in each election, they may favor the candidate of the party which is not holding the other seat. We show that, in general: (1) a candidate benefits if the non-running senator is of the opposing parry; (2) the more extreme the position of the non-running senator, the more extreme may be the position of the opposing party candidate. Our 'opposite party advantage' hypothesis is tested on a sample including every Senate race from 1946 to 1986. After controlling for other important factors, such as incumbency advantage, coattails end economic conditions, we find reasonably strong evidence of the 'opposite party advantage.'
Bureaucratic failures : causes and cures by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Public opinion and pollution : an interpretive survey by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Control of bureaucracy : a mismatch of incentives and capabilities by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The politics of congressional elections by Gary C Jacobson( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"This work continues to offer a systematic account of what happens in congressional elections and demonstrates how electoral politics reflect and shape other components of our political system, with profound consequences for representative government." "Political scientist and author Gary C. Jacobson analyzes how congressional campaigns and elections reflect deeper structural patterns and currents in American political life and help determine how - and how well - we are governed. The book traces the connections between electoral politics in Congress and other important political phenomena and makes questions of representation and responsibility its chief normative concern."--Jacket
Representatives and their constituencies: a decision theoretic analysis by Morris P Fiorina( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
˜Theœ Personal Vote Constituency Service and Electoral Independence by Morris P Fiorina( file )
2 editions published in 1987 in German and English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Biographical note: CainBruce: Bruce Cain is Associate Professor of Political Science, California Institute of TechnologyFerejohnJohn: John Ferejohn is Professor of Political Science and Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford UniversityFiorinaMorris: Morris Fiorina is Professor of Government, Harvard University
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Alternative Names
Fiorina, Morris.
Fiorina, Morris 1946-
Fiorina, Morris P.
Fiorina, Morris Paul 1946-
English (189)
Spanish (2)
Portuguese (1)
German (1)
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