Issue politics in Congress
By: Sulkin, Tracy.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2005Description: xii,207p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521671323.Subject(s): United States. Congress -- Elections | Political planning -- United States | Representative government and representation -- United States | Legislators -- United States -- Attitudes | Public opinion -- United States | Political leadership -- United States | Political campaigns -- United StatesDDC classification: 328.73
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index.
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.