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Author Gilens, Martin.
Title Affluence and influence [electronic resource] : economic inequality and political power in America / Martin Gilens.
Published Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  JK468.P64 G55 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 329 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Political planning -- United States.
Decision making -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
Pressure groups -- United States.
Related To Print version: Gilens, Martin. Affluence and influence. Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press ; c2012. 9780691153971 0691153973 (DLC) 2012002445
ISBN 1400844827 (electronic bk.)
9781400844821 (electronic bk.)
9780691153971 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691153973 (hardcover : alk. paper)