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By James A. Thurber,Antoine Yoshinaka

American Gridlock brings jointly the country's preeminent specialists at the motives, features, and results of partisan polarization in US politics and executive, with every one bankruptcy featuring unique scholarship and novel info. This e-book is the 1st to mix examine on all features of polarization, one of the public (both citizens and activists), in our federal associations (Congress, the presidency, and the best Court), on the country point, and within the media. every one bankruptcy features a bullet-point precis of its major argument and conclusions, and is written in transparent prose that highlights the great implications of polarization for illustration and policy-making. Authors research polarization with an array of present and ancient info, together with public opinion surveys, electoral and legislative and congressional information, experimental info, and content material analyses of media retailers. American Gridlock's theoretical and empirical intensity distinguishes it from the other quantity on polarization.

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