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Product Description: There’s no question that Americans are bitterly divided by politics. But in Partisans and Partners, Josh Pacewicz finds that our traditional understanding of red/blue, right/left, urban/rural division is too simplistic.Wheels-down in Iowa—that most important of primary states—Pacewicz looks to two cities, one traditionally Democratic, the other traditionally Republican, and finds that younger voters are rejecting older-timers’ strict political affiliations...read more

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9780226402550 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: There’s no question that Americans are bitterly divided by politics.

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9780226402697 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: There’s no question that Americans are bitterly divided by politics.

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Product Description: As Democrats and Republicans continue to vie for political advantage, Congress remains paralyzed by partisan conflict. That the last two decades have seen some of the least productive Congresses in recent history is usually explained by the growing ideological gulf between the parties, but this explanation misses another fundamental factor influencing the dynamic...read more

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9780226408996 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 16, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: As Democrats and Republicans continue to vie for political advantage, Congress remains paralyzed by partisan conflict.

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9780226409047 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 16, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: As Democrats and Republicans continue to vie for political advantage, Congress remains paralyzed by partisan conflict.

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Product Description: Few Americans and even fewer citizens of other nations understand the electoral process in the United States. Still fewer understand the role played by political parties in the electoral process or the ironies within the system. Participation in elections in the United States is much lower than in the vast majority of mature democracies...read more

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9780190458164 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Few Americans and even fewer citizens of other nations understand the electoral process in the United States.

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Product Description: This work on the structure of American parties combines the breadth that has been characteristic of voter analyses and the richness found in case studies of local party organizations.Originally published in 1986.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press...read more

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9780691638683 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $142.50 | About this edition: This work on the structure of American parties combines the breadth that has been characteristic of voter analyses and the richness found in case studies of local party organizations.
9780691077079 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1986, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: This work on the structure of American parties combines the breadth that has been characteristic of voter analyses and the richness found in case studies of local party organizations.

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9780691610566 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: This work on the structure of American parties combines the breadth that has been characteristic of voter analyses and the richness found in case studies of local party organizations.
9780691022499 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1986, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This book will be the leading contemporary study of party organization.

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Product Description: Hyperpartisanship has gridlocked the American government. Congress's approval ratings are at record lows, and both Democrats and Republicans are disgusted by the government's inability to get anything done. In It's Even Worse than It Looks, Congressional scholars Thomas E...read more

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9780465031337 | Basic Books, May 1, 2012, cover price $26.00 | About this edition:  Acrimony and hyperpartisanship have seeped into every part of the political process.

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9780465096206 | Exp new edition (Basic Books, April 5, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Hyperpartisanship has gridlocked the American government.
9780465074730 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, September 3, 2013), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Hyperpartisanship is as old as American democracy.

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9781470823870 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 15, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: [Read by William Hughes] Until voters learn to act strategically to reward problem solving and punish obstruction, American democracy will remain in serious danger.

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Product Description: By many measures—commonsensical or statistical—the United States has not been more divided politically or economically in the last hundred years than it is now. How have we gone from the striking bipartisan cooperation and relative economic equality of the war years and post-war period to the extreme inequality and savage partisan divisions of today? In this sweeping look at American politics from the Depression to the present, Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos argue that party politics alone is not responsible for the mess we find ourselves in...read more

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9780199937851 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 15, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: By many measures--commonsensical or statistical--the United States has not been more divided politically or economically in the last hundred years than it is now.
9780333646113, titled "Language Use: A Philosophical Investigation into the Basic Notions of Pragmatics" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1996, cover price $159.00 | also contains Language Use: A Philosophical Investigation into the Basic Notions of Pragmatics | About this edition: Language Use offers a philosophical examination of the basic conceptual framework of pragmatic theory, and contrasts this framework with detailed descriptions of our everyday practices of language use.

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9780190465179 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: By many measures--commonsensical or statistical--the United States has not been more divided politically or economically in the last hundred years than it is now.

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9781511383981 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, April 5, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: By many measures—commonsensical or statistical—the United States has not been more divided politically or economically in the last hundred years than it is now.

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Product Description: The 21st-century political landscape has been defined by deep ideological polarization, and as a result scientific inquiry into the psychological mechanisms underlying this divide has taken on increased relevance. The topic is by no means new to social psychology...read more
By Jesse Graham (editor) and Piercarlo Valdesolo (editor)

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9781138810631 | Psychology Pr, February 9, 2016, cover price $150.00

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9781138810648 | Psychology Pr, February 17, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The 21st-century political landscape has been defined by deep ideological polarization, and as a result scientific inquiry into the psychological mechanisms underlying this divide has taken on increased relevance.

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Product Description: There is a widespread belief that American politics is becoming more polarized, in the sense that the Republican Party and electorate are becoming more conservative while the Democratic Party and electorate are becoming more liberal...read more

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9781438459073 | State Univ of New York Pr, February 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: There is a widespread belief that American politics is becoming more polarized, in the sense that the Republican Party and electorate are becoming more conservative while the Democratic Party and electorate are becoming more liberal.

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Product Description: The number of independent voters in America increases each year, yet they remain misunderstood by both media and academics. Media describe independents as pivotal for electoral outcomes. Political scientists conclude that independents are merely 'undercover partisans': people who secretly hold partisan beliefs and are thus politically inconsequential...read more

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9781107134461 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2016, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The number of independent voters in America increases each year, yet they remain misunderstood by both media and academics.

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9781316500637 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The number of independent voters in America increases each year, yet they remain misunderstood by both media and academics.

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Product Description: Over the years, observers of American politics have noted the deleterious effects of party polarization in both the national and state legislatures. Reformers have tried to address this problem by changing primary election laws. A theory underlies these legal changes: the reformers tend to believe that "more open" primary laws will produce more centrist, moderate, or pragmatic candidates...read more

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9781107068834 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: Over the years, observers of American politics have noted the deleterious effects of party polarization in both the national and state legislatures.
9780396087755, titled "Tennessee Williams: A Portrait in Laughter and Lamentation" | Dodd Mead, November 1, 1986, cover price $3.98 | also contains Tennessee Williams: A Portrait in Laughter and Lamentation | About this edition: This book, based on a documentary filmed over the period of a year on the streets of New Orleans and Key West, provides insights about Williams, his most famous characters, and the performances of the actors who played the roles

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9781107690158 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 26, 2015), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Over the years, observers of American politics have noted the deleterious effects of party polarization in both the national and state legislatures.

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Product Description: This classic text provides an in-depth examination and history of American political parties and their critical role in representative democracy at the local, state, and national levels. Focused on the continued evolution and significance of parties in the American political system, separate chapters are devoted to key topics such as the impact of social media in the electoral process, and recent developments in campaign finance...read more

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9781442249844 | 7 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2015), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This classic text provides an in-depth examination and history of American political parties and their critical role in representative democracy at the local, state, and national levels.

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9781442207691 | 6 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 12, 2011), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process covers all elements of parties and the electoral process, including local, state, and national party organizations; American party history and party systems; state and local nominations; state and local elections; presidential nominations; and presidential elections.
9781442201026 | 5 updated edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 30, 2009), cover price $77.00 | About this edition: This book covers all elements of parties and the electoral process, including local, state, and national party organizations; American party history and party systems; state and local nominations; state and local elections; presidential nominations; and presidential elections.
9780742526709 | 4th edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2004), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Thoroughly revised and updated, the fourth edition of this classic text is still the most comprehensive and readable text available.
9780742516274 | 3 sub edition (Altamira Pr, September 1, 2001), cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Parties and Elections in America is an established and well-respected text covering all aspects of the electoral process from historical roots through election year 2000.
9780847685493 | 3 sub edition (Univ Pr of Amer, July 1, 1999), cover price $37.50 | About this edition: This text covers all aspects of the electoral process from historical roots to election year 2000.
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9781442201033 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 16, 2009, cover price $64.95

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Product Description: This study of the influence minority parties wield is both a major work of political science scholarship and a timely examination of an issue with real consequences for the functioning of democratic legislatures and the creation of legislation...read more

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9780472072774 | Univ of Michigan Pr, July 30, 2015, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This study of the influence minority parties wield is both a major work of political science scholarship and a timely examination of an issue with real consequences for the functioning of democratic legislatures and the creation of legislation.

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9780472052776 | Univ of Michigan Pr, June 30, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This study of the influence minority parties wield is both a major work of political science scholarship and a timely examination of an issue with real consequences for the functioning of democratic legislatures and the creation of legislation.

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Product Description: Political party leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives command greater loyalty than ever from fellow party members in roll call votes, campaign contributions, and partisan speeches. In return, leaders reward compliant members with opportunities to promote constituent interests and to advance their own political careers...read more

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9780472119615 | 1 edition (Univ of Michigan Pr, August 6, 2015), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Political party leaders in the U.

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Product Description: The larger our governments, the greater the competition for their spoils--therefore our divisions. ''There simply is so much at stake today. As a result, our governments that benefit so many, employ so many, and tax so widely--in short our governments that pick so many winners and losers--are understandably subject to an intense competition for their control...read more

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9781626341999 | Greenleaf Book Group Llc, May 26, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The larger our governments, the greater the competition for their spoils--therefore our divisions.

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Product Description: Roughly sixty-five years ago, a group of political scientists operating as the "Committee on Political Parties" of the American Political Association thought long and hard about whether the American parties were adequately serving their democracy, and made specific recommendations for improvements...read more

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9780415843676 | Routledge, April 19, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Roughly sixty-five years ago, a group of political scientists operating as the "Committee on Political Parties" of the American Political Association thought long and hard about whether the American parties were adequately serving their democracy, and made specific recommendations for improvements.

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9780415843683 | Routledge, April 13, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Roughly sixty-five years ago, a group of political scientists operating as the "Committee on Political Parties" of the American Political Association thought long and hard about whether the American parties were adequately serving their democracy, and made specific recommendations for improvements.

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Product Description: Political Polarization in American Politics provides short, accessible chapters about the nature and extent of political polarization within the American public and in American political institutions. These chapters capture the central ideas and debates in political science research on polarization, and are written by leading scholars in this subfield...read more
By Daniel J. Hopkins (editor)

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9781501306273 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 12, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Political Polarization in American Politics provides short, accessible chapters about the nature and extent of political polarization within the American public and in American political institutions.

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Product Description: A common observation of the Senate today is that it is paralyzed by gridlock; the Senate is currently composed of ideologically polarized members, and the majority and minority leaders exercise more influence because they lead more cohesive political parties...read more

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9780739183045 | Lexington Books, September 25, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: A common observation of the Senate today is that it is paralyzed by gridlock; the Senate is currently composed of ideologically polarized members, and the majority and minority leaders exercise more influence because they lead more cohesive political parties.

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9781498515368 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, March 25, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A common observation of the Senate today is that it is paralyzed by gridlock; the Senate is currently composed of ideologically polarized members, and the majority and minority leaders exercise more influence because they lead more cohesive political parties.

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Product Description: Is Bipartisanship Dead? looks beyond (and considers the time before) roll call voting to examine the extent to which bipartisan agreement in the House of Representatives has declined since the 1970s. Despite voting coalitions showing a decline in bipartisan agreement between 1973 and 2004, member's bill cosponsorship coalitions show a much more stable level of bipartisanship...read more

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9781107079953 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Is Bipartisanship Dead?

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9781107439283 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Is Bipartisanship Dead?

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Product Description: "Martin Frost and Tom Davis are uniquely qualified to examine how constant conflict in Washington keeps too many good things from happening. The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis is a smart book that asks the right questions and offers some intriguing solutions...read more

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9781619331280 | Fastpencil Premiere, December 19, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: "Martin Frost and Tom Davis are uniquely qualified to examine how constant conflict in Washington keeps too many good things from happening.

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Product Description: In this comprehensive analysis, political scholar Matthew N. Green disputes the widely held belief that the minority party in the U.S. House of Representatives wields little or no legislative influence. Green has examined the record of House minority party members from 1970 to the present and offers empirical evidence of their important role in passing or blocking controversial legislation, often through active floor protests, press conferences, obstructionism, and other means...read more

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9780300181036 | Yale Univ Pr, January 27, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this comprehensive analysis, political scholar Matthew N.

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Product Description: Forty years ago the Watergate scandal deeply wounded Americans’ faith in government. Since then, good-government reformers and big-government opponents have been on a shared mission to make everything transparent. The problem is that too much light is scaring Congressmen away from making the tough choices necessary to govern in the national interest...read more
By Thomas Daschle (foreword by), Bob Dole (foreword by) and Jason Grumet

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9780762791583 | Lyons Pr, September 9, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Forty years ago the Watergate scandal deeply wounded Americans’ faith in government.

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Product Description: At the root of America’s broken politics is hyperbolic partisanship. It distorts perceptions, inflames disagreements, and poisons the democratic process. Citizens pine for a time when liberals and conservatives compromised with one another―or they yearn for a post-partisan future when the common good trumps ideology and self-interest...read more

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9780674046832 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 8, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: At the root of America’s broken politics is hyperbolic partisanship.

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Product Description: Is Bipartisanship Dead? is a status report on the condition of bipartisanship in the U.S. Senate and includes material from candid, on-the-record interviews with a dozen Democrats and Republicans. The book explores the distinct differences in bipartisanship in Senate committees and on the floor of the chamber and highlights the role of party leaders in promoting or discouraging bipartisan efforts...read more

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9781612054216 | Paradigm Pub, October 20, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Is Bipartisanship Dead?

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9781612054223 | Paradigm Pub, October 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Is Bipartisanship Dead?

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Product Description: Continuing a three-decade tradition, The State of the Parties 7th edition brings together leading experts to evaluate change and continuity in American electoral politics. Political parties in America have never been more contentious and divided than they are right now...read more
By David B. Cohen (editor)

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9781442225596 | 7 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 21, 2014), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Continuing a three-decade tradition, The State of the Parties 7th edition brings together leading experts to evaluate change and continuity in American electoral politics.

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9781442225602 | 7 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 21, 2014), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: This essential party primer includes new chapters on polarization between and within the parties in the aftermath of the 2012 election, demographic changes to America's political parties and the effects of new media and campaign finance laws, and the implications of all these things on future policymaking and electoral prospects moving forward.

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