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By James A. Thurber,Antoine Yoshinaka

American Gridlock brings jointly the country's preeminent specialists at the explanations, features, and outcomes of partisan polarization in US politics and govt, with every one bankruptcy offering unique scholarship and novel facts. This ebook is the 1st to mix study on all points of polarization, one of the public (both electorate and activists), in our federal associations (Congress, the presidency, and the preferrred Court), on the country point, and within the media. every one bankruptcy incorporates a bullet-point precis of its major argument and conclusions, and is written in transparent prose that highlights the noticeable implications of polarization for illustration and policy-making. Authors study polarization with an array of present and old information, together with public opinion surveys, electoral and legislative and congressional info, experimental information, and content material analyses of media shops. American Gridlock's theoretical and empirical intensity distinguishes it from the other quantity on polarization.

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