Franklin

Issue politics in Congress / Tracy Sulkin.

Author/Creator:
Sulkin, Tracy.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 207 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Political planning -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
United States. Congress -- Elections.
Legislators -- United States -- Attitudes.
Public opinion -- United States.
Political leadership -- United States.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Contents:
Electoral challenges and legislative responsiveness
A theory of issue uptake
The nature of campaign and legislative agendas
Assessing uptake
Who responds?: explaining individual variation in uptake
Patterns of responsiveness in Congress
The electoral impacts of uptake
Uptake and public policy
Elections, governance, and representation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index.
ISBN:
0521855217 (hardback)
0521671329 (pbk.)
OCLC:
58721166
Publisher Number:
9780521855211
9780521671323