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The Resource Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

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Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America
Title
Affluence and influence
Title remainder
economic inequality and political power in America
Statement of responsibility
Martin Gilens.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government policy--but as this book demonstrates, America's policymakers respond almost exclusively to the preferences of the economically advantaged. Affluence and Influence definitively explores how political inequality in the United States has evolved over the last several decades and how this growing disparity has been shaped by interest groups, parties, and elections. With sharp analysis and an impressive range of
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Gilens, Martin
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Baker & Taylor Axis 360
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  • Political planning
  • Decision making
  • Equality
  • Representative government and representation
  • Pressure groups
  • Decision making
  • Equality
  • Political planning
  • Pressure groups
  • Representative government and representation
  • Repräsentation
  • Soziale Ungleichheit
  • Einkommensunterschied
  • Einflussnahme
  • United States
Label
Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Citizen competence and democratic decision-making -- Data and methods -- The preference/policy link -- Policy domains and democratic responsiveness -- Interest groups and democratic responsiveness -- Parties, elections, and democratic responsiveness -- Democratic responsiveness across time -- Money and American politics
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Edition
Student.
Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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0011261524
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794670870
Label
Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Citizen competence and democratic decision-making -- Data and methods -- The preference/policy link -- Policy domains and democratic responsiveness -- Interest groups and democratic responsiveness -- Parties, elections, and democratic responsiveness -- Democratic responsiveness across time -- Money and American politics
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Student.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0011261524
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794670870

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