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Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America

Author: Martin Gilens
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Affluence and influence.
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Demonstrates that America's policymakers respond almost exclusively to the preferences of the economically advantaged. This title explores how political inequality in the United States has evolved  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilens
ISBN: 9780691153971 0691153973 9780691162423 0691162425
OCLC Number: 802622341
In: Gilens, Martin
Notes: Erscheint: Juli 2012.
Awards: Winner of American Political Science Association: Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award 2013
Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Winner of AAPOR Book Award 2016
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: List of Tables ix List of Figures xi Acknowledgments xiii Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Citizen Competence and Democratic Decision Making 12 Chapter 2 Data and Methods 50 Chapter 3 The Preference/Policy Link 70 Chapter 4 Policy Domains and Democratic Responsiveness 97 Chapter 5 Interest Groups and Democratic Responsiveness 124 Chapter 6 Parties, Elections, and Democratic Responsiveness 162 Chapter 7 Democratic Responsiveness across Time 193 Chapter 8 Money and American Politics 234 Appendix 253 Notes 279 References 305 Index 323
Responsibility: Martin Gilens.

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