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Turnout

Jonathan Bendor, Daniel Diermeier, David A. Siegel, and Michael M. Ting

in A Behavioral Theory of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135076
eISBN:
9781400836802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135076.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on voter participation, perhaps the most well-known anomaly for rational choice theory. The problem goes like this: in large electorates, the chance that any single voter will be ... More


Elections with Multiple Parties

Jonathan Bendor, Daniel Diermeier, David A. Siegel, and Michael M. Ting

in A Behavioral Theory of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135076
eISBN:
9781400836802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135076.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the model used for two-party elections to multiparty democracies. It first considers the module models for party competition and voter turnout to see what modifications are ... More


Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010

Daniel DiSalvo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891702
eISBN:
9780199949410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891702.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

To properly understand American political parties one must look beneath their labels. Beneath those labels are factions that have goals, incentives, and resources that conflict with the larger party ... More


Four Questions About American Party Factions

Daniel DiSalvo

in Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891702
eISBN:
9780199949410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891702.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

To properly take the measure of factions in American politics, this chapter addresses four questions: What is a faction? What do factions do? Who are the factions in America? What are the causes of ... More


The Eyes of Texas: Political Culture and Tradition

Sean P. Cunningham

in Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125763
eISBN:
9780813135441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125763.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

V.O. Key (a political scientist) argued that the “changes of nine decades have weakened the heritage of southern traditionalism, revolutionized the economy, and made Texas more western than ... More


Moderating Republicanism, 1953–1964

Michael Bowen

in The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen.13
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Taft's death and how it made the Old Guard lose both its guiding force and its most visible public presence. Without its figurehead and legislative leader, the conservative ... More


Controlling Republican Politics: The Main Challenge

David Brian Robertson

in The Original Compromise: What the Constitution’s Framers Were Really Thinking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796298
eISBN:
9780199979707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The delegates faced a dilemma: how could they build a republican national government while ensuring that the government would pursue policies that were good for the nation? Politics was inevitable in ... More


Conclusions

Eric Schickler

in Racial Realignment: The Transformation of American Liberalism, 1932-1965

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691153872
eISBN:
9781400880973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153872.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the theoretical and methodological implications of the civil rights case, with a focus on party theory and on the challenges of systematically studying major ... More


Interest Group Innovation: How Different Target Audiences Affect Political Communication Goals

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter uses a case study approach to explore the political choice phase of the political communication cycle (PCC) over time. Focusing on interest groups and detailing the long history of these ... More


Presidential Term Limits as a Credible-Commitment Mechanism: The Case of Brazil’s Military Regime

Octavio Amorim Neto and Igor P. Acácio

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Contra the conventional wisdom that term limits are meaningless in dictatorships, Brazil’s military regime developed term-limits for its chief executives and managed a durable political order. This ... More


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