Congressional Leadership of Public Opinion
Lawrence R. Jacobs, Eric D. Lawrence, Robert Y. Shapiro, and Steven S. Smith analyze the paradox of previous research finding that public opinion has a strong influence on the collective behavior of Congress but a quite modest one on the substantive policy decisions of individual members. Focusing on the debate over health care reform in 1993 and 1994, they suggest that congressional leaders drive public opinion to resemble the collective decisions of Congress.
Meddling in the Ballot Box: The Causes and Effects of Partisan Electoral Intervention, Dov H. Levin Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro
Will the Outcome be “Democratic”?: Delegate Selection and the 2020 Primaries, Marianna Palumbo and Robert Y. Shapiro
On To the Convention, Again, Caroline Monahan and Robert Y. Shapiro
Changing Minds or Changing Channels? Partisan News in an Age of Choice, Martin Johnson and Kevin Arceneaux Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro
The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution, Leslie McCall Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiromore by this author
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