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The Resource Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens

Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens

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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
Author
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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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilens, Martin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political planning
  • Decision making
  • Equality
  • Representative government and representation
  • Pressure groups
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Politics and Government
  • Decision making
  • Equality
  • Political planning
  • Pressure groups
  • Representative government and representation
  • United States
  • Repräsentation
  • Soziale Ungleichheit
  • Einkommensunterschied
  • Einflussnahme
  • Politiskt beslutsfattanden
  • Jämställdhet
  • Intressegrupper
  • Folkrepresentation
Label
Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-321) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn794670870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
7581670
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794670870
Label
Affluence and influence : economic inequality and political power in America, Martin Gilens
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-321) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn794670870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844821
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
7581670
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt42zjt
  • b5bb8b64-f913-4a67-97e7-da284db0fdba
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794670870

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