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The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

  • Andrew Reeves

    Andrew Reeves is currently a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell Fellow and the Robert Eckles Swain National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, where he studies American politics with a focus on political behavior and democratic accountability. He will join the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis as an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the fall.

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Schlozman Kay Lehman Verba Sidney Brady Henry E. The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy Princeton Princeton University Press 2012


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Andrew Reeves

Andrew Reeves is currently a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell Fellow and the Robert Eckles Swain National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, where he studies American politics with a focus on political behavior and democratic accountability. He will join the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis as an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the fall.

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    For example, on voter turnout see Citrin, Schickler, and Sides (2003) and Highton and Wolfinger (2001). On the role of money in politics see Ansolabehere, de Figueiredo, and Snyder (2003).

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    For example, on voter turnout, see Leighley and Nagler (2007). On the role of money in politics, see Powell (2012).

References

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Published Online: 2013-05-14
Published in Print: 2013-04-01

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