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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
Dewey number
  • 320.60973
  • 320.60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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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
  • United States
Label
Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens, (Axis 360 electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-321) and index
Color
multicolored
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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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 329 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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ill.
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  • 22573/ctt42zjt
  • 0011261524
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not applicable
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unknown
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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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-321) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 329 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt42zjt
  • 0011261524
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794670870

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