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Ideology and Congress

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ISBN-10: 1412806089

ISBN-13: 9781412806084

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Keith T. Poole, Howard L. Rosenthal

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List price: $46.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Howard Rosenthal is a professor in the Department of Politics at New York University. He is the coauthor, with Alberto Alesina, of Partisan Politics, Divided Government, and the Economy.

Preface to Congress : a political-economic history of roll call voting (1997)
Introduction : the liberal/conservative structure
The spatial model and congressional voting
The spatial model : accuracy and dimensionality
The spatial model : stability, replacement, and polarization
Party realignment in Congress
Issues, constituent interests, and the basic space
Sophisticated voting and agenda manipulation
Roll call voting and interest group ratings
Committees and roll calls
Abstention from roll call voting
The NOMINATE literature
The unidimensional Congress