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Product Description: Public opinion polls are everywhere. Journalists report their results without hesitation, and political activists of all kinds spend millions of dollars on them, fueling the widespread assumption that elected officials "pander" to public opinion—that they tailor their policy decisions to the results of polls...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226389820 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 21, 2000, cover price $81.00 | About this edition: Public opinion polls are everywhere.

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Product Description: Public opinion polls are everywhere. Journalists report their results without hesitation, and political activists of all kinds spend millions of dollars on them, fueling the widespread assumption that elected officials "pander" to public opinion—that they tailor their policy decisions to the results of polls...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226389837 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 21, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Public opinion polls are everywhere.

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Product Description: Richard Neustadt's seminal work Presidential Power: The Politics of Leadership has endured for nearly four decades as the core of academic study of the American presidency. Now, building on and challenging many of the arguments in Neustadt's work, Presidential Power: Forging the Presidency for the Twenty-first Century offers reflections and implications from what we have learned about presidential power as the new century dawns...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor), Martha Joynt Kumar (editor) and Robert Y. Shapiro (editor)

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9780231109321 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Richard Neustadt's seminal work Presidential Power: The Politics of Leadership has endured for nearly four decades as the core of academic study of the American presidency.

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Product Description: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land...read more

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9780190262037 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 28, 2015), cover price $74.00 | About this edition: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.
9780199769117 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 20, 2010, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.

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9780190262044 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 28, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.
9780199976133 | Rev upd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 2, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.
9780199769124 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 20, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.

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Product Description: America may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet its citizens have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher adolescent death rates than those in most other advanced industrial nations--and even some developing countries...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor) and James A. Morone (editor)

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9780195170665 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 10, 2005, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: America may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet its citizens have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher adolescent death rates than those in most other advanced industrial nations--and even some developing countries.

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9780195335255, titled "Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society" | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 31, 2007), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: America may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet its citizens have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher adolescent death rates than those in most other advanced industrial nations--and even some developing countries.

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Product Description: In the twentieth century, the United States ended some of its most flagrant inequalities. The "rights revolution" ended statutory prohibitions against women’s suffrage and opened the doors of voting booths to African Americans. Yet a more insidious form of inequality has emerged since the 1970s—economic inequality—which appears to have stalled and, in some arenas, reversed progress toward realizing American ideals of democracy...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor) and Theda Skocpol (editor)

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9780871544131 | Russell Sage Foundation, August 30, 2005, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: In the twentieth century, the United States ended some of its most flagrant inequalities.

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9780871544148 | 1 edition (Russell Sage Foundation, May 30, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the twentieth century, the United States ended some of its most flagrant inequalities.

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Product Description: Despite George W. Bush’s professed opposition to big government, federal spending has increased under his watch more quickly than it did during the Clinton administration, and demands on government have continued to grow. Why? Lawrence Brown and Lawrence Jacobs show that conservative efforts to expand markets and shrink government often have the ironic effect of expanding government’s reach by creating problems that force legislators to enact new rules and regulations...read more

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9780226076423 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2008, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Despite George W.

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9780226076430 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2008, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Despite George W.

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Product Description: Recent battles in Washington over how to fix America’s fiscal failures strengthened the widespread impression that economic issues sharply divide average citizens. Indeed, many commentators split Americans into two opposing groups: uncompromising supporters of unfettered free markets and advocates for government solutions to economic problems...read more

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9780226644547 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 30, 2009, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Recent battles in Washington over how to fix America’s fiscal failures strengthened the widespread impression that economic issues sharply divide average citizens.

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9780226644554 | 1 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, April 15, 2009), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Recent battles in Washington over how to fix America’s fiscal failures strengthened the widespread impression that economic issues sharply divide average citizens.

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Product Description: During his winning presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to counter rising economic inequality and revitalize America’s middle-class through a series of wide-ranging reforms. His transformational agenda sought to ensure affordable healthcare; reform the nation’s schools and make college more affordable; promote clean and renewable energy; reform labor laws and immigration; and redistribute the tax burden from the middle class to wealthier citizens...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor)

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9780871548559 | Russell Sage Foundation, June 1, 2011, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: During his winning presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to counter rising economic inequality and revitalize America’s middle-class through a series of wide-ranging reforms.

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Product Description: The 2010 election serves as a bookend to one of the remarkable political periods in recent U.S. history. Amidst a profound economic crisis, Americans elected an African American to the presidency and massive Democratic majorities to Congress...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor) and Desmond King (editor)

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9780199845385 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 2, 2012, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The 2010 election serves as a bookend to one of the remarkable political periods in recent U.

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Product Description: Public opinion and the media form the foundation of the United States' representative democracy. They are the subject of enormous scrutiny by scholars, pundits, and ordinary citizens. This Oxford Handbook takes on the 'big questions' about public opinion and the media-both empirical and normative-focusing on current debates and social scientific research...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor) and Robert Y. Shapiro (editor)

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9780199545636 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, July 7, 2011, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Public opinion and the media form the foundation of the United States' representative democracy.

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9780199673025 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 12, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Public opinion and the media form the foundation of the United States' representative democracy.

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Product Description: America’s model of representational government rests on the premise that elected officials respond to the opinions of citizens. This is a myth, however, not a reality, according to James N. Druckman and Lawrence R. Jacobs. In Who Governs?, Druckman and Jacobs combine existing research with novel data from US presidential archives to show that presidents make policy by largely ignoring the views of most citizens in favor of affluent and well-connected political insiders...read more

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9780226234380 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 17, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: America’s model of representational government rests on the premise that elected officials respond to the opinions of citizens.

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9780226234410 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 18, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: America’s model of representational government rests on the premise that elected officials respond to the opinions of citizens.

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