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Why Not Parties?Party Effects in the United States Senate

Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Nathan W. Monroe, Jason M. Roberts, and David W. Rohde (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent research on the U.S. House of Representatives largely focuses on the effects of partisanship, but the strikingly less frequent studies of the Senate still tend to treat parties as secondary ... More

Why Welfare States PersistThe Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Why Welfare States Persist: The Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075839
eISBN:
9780226075952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

With accumulating evidence casting doubt on forecasts of imminent decline in welfare states, some recent scholarship has instead focused on a different scenario: the prospects for cross-national ... More

Women in the ClubGender and Policy Making in the Senate

Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

Michele L. Swers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226022796
eISBN:
9780226022963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. Democrats charged Republicans with waging a “war on women,” while ... More

World RuleAccountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Jonathan GS Koppell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Dilemmas from climate change to financial meltdowns make it clear that global interconnectedness is the norm in the twenty-first century. As a result, global governance organizations (GGOs)—from the ... More

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