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Reconceiving decision-making in democratic politics : attention, choice, and public policy

Author: Bryan D Jones
Publisher: Chicago Univ. of Chicago Press 1994
Series: American politics and political economy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Why are there often sudden abrupt changes in public opinion on political issues? Or total reversals in congressional support for specific legislation? Jones aims to answer these questions by  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan D Jones
ISBN: 0226406504 9780226406503 0226406512 9780226406510
OCLC Number: 832302281
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 247 - 269
Description: XII, 277 Seiten Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures Preface Introduction: A Nonmarginalist Approach for Political Science Pt. 1: The Paradox of Temporal Political Choice 1: Attention and Agendas in Politics 2: Rationality in Political Choice 3: Attention and Temporal Choice in Politics 4: A Change of Mind or a Change of Focus? 5: Raising and Focusing Attention in the Mass Public Pt. 2: The Paradox of Issue Evolution 6: Macropolitics: Is Political Conflict Recurrent? 7: Policy Subsystems and the Processing of Issues 8: The Serial Policy Shift 9: Governments as Adaptive Systems 10: Political Choice and Democratic Governance Appendix: Spatial Choice Theory and Attentional Dynamics Bibliography Index
Series Title: American politics and political economy series.
Responsibility: Bryan D. Jones
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