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Author Sussell, Jesse,
Title Are changing constituencies driving rising polarization in the U.S. House of Representatives? / Jesse Sussell, James A. Thompson.
Imprint Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, 2015.

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Author Sussell, Jesse,
Subject United States. Congress. House.
Legislators -- United States.
Alt Name Thomson, James A.,
Description 1 online resource (63 pages) : color illustrations
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
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Contents Ch. 1: Introduction -- ch. 2: Is partisan geographic clustering of the American electorate a reality? -- The big sort: concepts and critiques -- Re-reconsidering the clustering question -- ch. 3: Is geographic clustering of voters driving rising polarization in congress? -- Method 1: The regression discontinuity model -- Method 2: The rescaling model -- Method 3: The multistage model -- Findings -- ch. 4: Discussion and conclusion -- Appendix: Notes and technical methods.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This report addresses two questions: first, whether the spatial distribution of the American electorate has become more geographically clustered over the last 40 years with respect to party voting and socioeconomic attributes; and second, whether this clustering process has contributed to rising polarization in the U.S. House of Representatives.
ISBN 9780833088642 (electronic bk.)
0833088645 (electronic bk.)
9780833088628
0833088629
OCLC # 905985369


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