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Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Author: Benjamin Highton; Paul M Sniderman
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2011.
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Citizens are political simpletons - that is only a modest exaggeration of a common characterization of voters. This title brings together the political scientists, who offer insights into the  Read more...

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Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation
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All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Highton; Paul M Sniderman
OCLC Number: 940696577
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Contents: Preface ix Acknowledgments xi List of Contributors xiii Introduction: Facing the Challenge of Democracy by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton 1 Part I: The Political Logic of Preference Consistency Chapter I. How Do Political Scientists Know What Citizens Want? An Essay on Theory and Measurement by Arthur Lupia 23 Chapter II. Purposive Mass Belief Systems concerning Foreign Policy Benjamin I. Page and Tao Xie 47 Chapter III. Cosmopolitanism by Simon Jackman and Lynn Vavreck 70 Chapter IV. Running to the Right: Effects of Campaign Strategy on Mass Opinion and Behavior by Diana Mutz and Susanna Dilliplane 97 Chapter V. Pathways to Conservative Identification: The Politics of Ideological Contradiction in the United States by Christopher Ellis and James A. Stimson 120 Part II: Polarization and the Party System Chapter VI. Partisan Differences in Job Approval Ratings of George W. Bush and U.S. Senators in the States: An Exploration by Gary C. Jacobson 153 Chapter VII. Political Participation, Polarization, and Public Opinion: Activism and the Merging of Partisan and Ideological Polarization by John H. Aldrich and Melanie Freeze 185 Chapter VIII. Political Parties in the Capital Economy of Modern Campaigns by Jonathan Krasno 207 Chapter IX. Candidates and Parties in Congressional Elections: Revisiting Candidate-Centered Conclusions in a Partisan Era by Eric McGhee and Kathryn Pearson 224 Chapter X. The Myth of the Independent Voter Revisited by David B. Magleby, Candice J. Nelson, and Mark C. Westlye 238 Part III: Participation and Representation Chapter XI. Who Really Votes? By Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh 267 Chapter XII. Who Governs if Everyone Votes? By John Sides, Eric Schickler, and Jack Citrin 292 Chapter XIII. T he Effects of Registration Laws on Voter Turnout: An Updated Assessment by Matthew R. Knee and Donald P. Green 312 Chapter XIV. I ssue Preferences, Civic Engagement, and the Transformation of American Politics by Edward G. Carmines, Michael J. Ensley, and Michael W. Wagner 329 References 355 Index 379

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