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American insecurity : why our economic fears lead to political inaction

American insecurity : why our economic fears lead to political inaction

Author: Adam Seth Levine
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

Americans today face no shortage of threats to their financial well-being, such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs, and spiraling college tuition. While one might expect that these  Read more...


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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Seth Levine
ISBN: 9780691162966 0691162964 9781400852130 1400852137
OCLC Number: 910106923
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments vii 1 Financial Threats and Self-Undermining Rhetoric 1 2 Do Americans View Financial Threats as Important Political Issues? 35 3 Who Mobilizes? 81 4 Why Rhetoric about Economic Insecurity Can Be Self-Undermining 107 5 How People Respond to Participation Requests 117 6 Political Voice across Issues 161 7 Self-Undermining Rhetoric in the Past and Present 193 Appendix A: Multivariate Models from Chapter 2 213 Appendix B: Analysis of the Washington D.C., Interest-Group Community 217 Appendix C: Multivariate Models from Chapter 5 227 Appendix D: Noncompliance in the ACSCAN Donation Experiment 230 Appendix E: Materials for Experiments in Chapter 5 233 Appendix F: Multivariate Models from Chapter 6 243 Appendix G: Details on Variable Coding for Multivariate Models throughout the Book 249 Notes 253 Bibliography 283 Index 297
Responsibility: Adam Seth Levine.


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Winner of the 2016 Best Book Award, Experimental Research Section of the American Political Science Association "Levine provides evidence that financially anxious people respond to their stress not Read more...

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