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The Statistical Analysis Of Roll-Call Data: A Cautionary Tale.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; Aug2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p341-360, 20p, 3 Charts, 1 Graph

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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Strategic Retirements: The Influence of Public Preferences On Voluntary Departures from Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p285-308, 24p, 2 Charts, 2 Graphs

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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Strategic Position Taking and Presidential Influence in Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p257-284, 28p, 2 Charts

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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Searching for the Electoral Connection: Parliamentary Party Switching In the Ukrainian Rada, 1998-2002.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p223-256, 34p, 8 Charts

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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The "Golden Age" Senate And Floor Debate in the Antebellum Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p193-222, 30p, 7 Graphs

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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Parties and Institutional Choice Revisited.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; Nov2006, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p513-532, 20p, 3 Charts

Abstract:The article analyzes the proposed theoretical systems on political parties and institutional choice in the United States Congress. Specialists of institutional change in Congress propose theoretical systems for the House majority parties' accrual of pr...

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Term Limits, Campaign Contributions, and the Distribution of Power in State Legislatures.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p259-281, 23p, 2 Charts, 1 Graph

Abstract:The article explores how term limits produce changes in campaign contributions and in the relative power of legislators. Term limits create a natural campaign finance reform by decreasing the values of legislative seats to interest groups. The authors ...

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Proportional Representation and Female Parliamentarians.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p175-204, 30p, 1 Diagram, 3 Charts

Abstract:The article aims to discuss how electoral systems affect the proportion of women in legislatures. It provides an updated nonlinear theory of female representation, an improved dataset on women's representation across space and time, and modern statisti...

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How Parties Create Electoral Democracy, Chapter 2.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p153-174, 22p, 1 Chart, 4 Graphs

Abstract:The article aims to investigate how political parties create the rule by which legislatures choose their leaders. It informs that the symbiotic relationship between the rules of electoral competition and the players in the competition affects each othe...

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Explaining Women's Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; Aug2004, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p447-468, 22p

Abstract:This study is different from previous studies of women's parliamentary representation in a couple of aspects. First, by focusing solely on sub-Saharan Africa, it fills a gap in the extant literature, which has focused on advanced industrialized democra...

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