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What Is Political Writing For?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Columbia Journalism Review. Fall2021, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p19-21. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.


Abstract: The author offers insights on political writing regarding various issues in the U.S. government. Topics discussed include the prevailing opinion of political writers on the candidacy of U.S. President Joe Biden, the publication of political commentarie...

Do the Affluent Override Average Americans? Measuring Policy Disagreement and Unequal Influence.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social Science Quarterly (Wiley-Blackwell). May2020, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p1018-1037. 20p. 8 Graphs.


Abstract: Objective: In this article, I seek to adjudicate between contradictory findings in studies of unequal responsiveness that focus on policy issues over which affluent and average Americans disagree. Methods: I assess the impact of 22 definitions of polic...

Marxism in Our Time.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Science & Society. Apr2019, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p150-154. 5p.


Abstract: The author reports on the political–electoral participation. Topics discussed include the Democracy in Europe 2025 movement (DiEM25) are deeply into the struggle to build real alternatives on that continent; the midterm elections of 2018 and the presid...

Unpacking pivotal politics: exploring the differential effects of the filibuster and veto pivots.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Public Choice. Sep2017, Vol. 172 Issue 3/4, p359-376. 18p. 6 Charts, 7 Graphs.

Abstract: Formal models of politics regularly combine assumptions about a variety of actors and institutions to produce equilibrium expectations, which serve as the primary target for empirical testing. Yet the underlying assumptions can vary in their accuracy a...

The Unconstrained Presidency: Checks and Balances Eroded Long Before Trump.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Foreign Affairs. Sep/Oct2018, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p144-155. 12p.

Abstract: This article discusses the system of checks and balances in the government of the United States. The authors comment on the increasing presidential power and the subsequent decrease of Congressional power, particularly on foreign policy issues. The lac...

Electoral Institutions and Legislative Particularism.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2017, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p355-385. 31p.


Abstract: How do electoral institutions affect legislative behavior? Though a large body of theoretical scholarship posits a negative relationship between multimember districting and the provision of particularistic goods, empirical scholarship has found little ...

A post-American world? Assessing the cognitive and attitudinal impacts of challenges to American exceptionalism.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Communication Review. Jan-Mar2018, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p46-65. 20p. 4 Charts.

Abstract: A number of voices have emerged in U.S. political discourse questioning the legitimacy of American exceptionalism, suggesting we are in a “post-American world.” Our research examines the effects that political messages that explicitly challenge America...

The 1920-1945 Shift in US Foreign Policy Orientation: Theory, Grand Strategies, and System Leader Ascents.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Foreign Policy Analysis. Oct2016, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p512-532. 21p.

Abstract: Grand strategy change analyses exhibit problems in balancing the interaction among ideas, external structures and developments, and domestic politics. An alternative theory is constructed that combines the correspondence between external problems and c...

Political Education for a Fairer Economy.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Challenge (05775132). 2017, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p449-454. 6p.


Abstract: The economy isn't doing it--that is, raising wages sufficiently for all. Political action is needed, argues the author. But the public just may not know enough about how to do it. Political education is in order. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

Policy Regime Perspectives: Policies, Politics, and Governing.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Policy Studies Journal. Aug2013, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p426-452. 27p. 1 Chart.

Abstract: We call on policy scholars to take seriously the role of policies as governing instruments and to consider more fully the factors that shape their political impacts. We suggest that the lens provided by regime perspectives is a useful way for advancing...