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Changing Their Minds?Donald Trump and Presidential Leadership

Changing Their Minds?: Donald Trump and Presidential Leadership

George C. Edwards III

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226775500
eISBN:
9780226775647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite popular perceptions, presidents rarely succeed in persuading either the public or members of Congress to change their minds and move from opposition to particular policies to support of them. ... More

Diversity's ChildPeople of Color and the Politics of Identity

Diversity's Child: People of Color and the Politics of Identity

Efrén O. Pérez

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226799766
eISBN:
9780226799933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226799933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For decades now, pundits and political scientists have been pointing to a major demographic change that’s underway in the United States. Demographers project that whites will become a minority of the ... More

Making ConstituenciesRepresentation as Mobilization in Mass Democracy

Making Constituencies: Representation as Mobilization in Mass Democracy

Lisa Jane Disch

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226804330
eISBN:
9780226804477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the idea of a divided United States has become commonplace. In the wake of the 2020 election, some commentators warned that the American public was the ... More

No Longer OutsidersBlack and Latino Interest Group Advocacy on Capitol Hill

No Longer Outsiders: Black and Latino Interest Group Advocacy on Capitol Hill

Michael D. Minta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226765273
eISBN:
9780226765440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226765440.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides a comprehensive account of the effectiveness of the advocacy efforts of major civil rights organizations and their legislative allies on Capitol Hill. First, the book examines ... More

Power ShiftsCongress and Presidential Representation

Power Shifts: Congress and Presidential Representation

John A. Dearborn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226797663
eISBN:
9780226797977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226797977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The emergence of the modern presidency in the first half of the twentieth century transformed the American government. But surprisingly, presidents were not the primary driving force of this ... More

Racial Resentment in the Political Mind

Racial Resentment in the Political Mind

Darren W. Davis and David C. Wilson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226814674
eISBN:
9780226814704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226814704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Racial resentment offers a compelling explanatory framework for understanding racial motivations in contemporary politics. As opposed to attributing social and political attitudes solely to racial ... More

A Troubled BirthThe 1930s and American Public Opinion

A Troubled Birth: The 1930s and American Public Opinion

Susan Herbst

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226812915
eISBN:
9780226813073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226813073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Pollsters and pundits armed with the best public opinion polls failed to predict the election of Donald Trump in 2016. Is this because we no longer understand what the American public is? In A ... More

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