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The Resource Congressional Communication : Content and Consequences

Congressional Communication : Content and Consequences

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Congressional Communication : Content and Consequences
Title
Congressional Communication
Title remainder
Content and Consequences
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lipinski's impressive analysis of members' communications with constituents yields major insights about partisanship, effects on reelection prospects, and constituent evaluations. --Bruce Oppenheimer, Vanderbilt University "The communication between representatives and their constituents is where election strategy and policy explanations are merged and, until now, we have had only anecdotal evidence. Lipinski's book sheds light on this important part of American political life."--David Brady, Stanford University Congressional Communication challenges the notion that legislators "run against Congress" by routinely denigrating the institution. Using a unique, systematic analysis of the communication from members of Congress to their constituents over a five-year period, Daniel Lipinski challenges this notion, demonstrating key partisan differences in representatives' portrayals of congressional activities. While members of the majority party tend to report that the institution-and, hence, their party-is performing well, members of the minority party are more likely to accuse Congress of doing a poor job. The findings in Congressional Communication offer the first strong empirical evidence from the electoral arena in support of controversial party government theories. Moving beyond previous studies that look only at legislators' messages, Lipinski's research also reveals the effects of these politically strategic claims on voters, whose interpretations don't necessarily bear out the legislators' intended effects. Daniel Lipinski is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Tennessee
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lipinski, Daniel William
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Communication in politics
  • Communication in politics
  • United States
Label
Congressional Communication : Content and Consequences
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Studying congressional communication -- Measuring members' messages with mail -- Members' messages regarding Congress -- Running with the party -- Members' success in communicating information to constituents -- The electoral impact of members' messages -- A new view of members' behavior and the representative-constituent connection
Control code
ocn842282076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472030194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842282076
Label
Congressional Communication : Content and Consequences
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Studying congressional communication -- Measuring members' messages with mail -- Members' messages regarding Congress -- Running with the party -- Members' success in communicating information to constituents -- The electoral impact of members' messages -- A new view of members' behavior and the representative-constituent connection
Control code
ocn842282076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472030194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842282076

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