Parties and policies : how the American government works /

Main Author: Mayhew, David R.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
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300 |a vi, 401 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a The electoral incentive -- Congressional elections : the case of the vanishing marginals -- Why did V.O. Key draw back from his "have-nots" claim? -- Divided party control : does it make a difference? -- Clinton, the 103d Congress, and unified party control : what are the lessons? -- U.S. policy waves in comparative context -- Presidential elections and policy change : how much of a connection is there? -- Innovative midterm elections -- Electoral realignments -- Actions in the public sphere -- Supermajority rule in the U.S. Senate -- Wars and American politics -- Events as causes : the case of American politics -- Incumbency advantage in U.S. presidential elections : the historical record. 
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