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By James A. Thurber,Antoine Yoshinaka

American Gridlock brings jointly the country's preeminent specialists at the motives, features, and outcomes of partisan polarization in US politics and executive, with each one bankruptcy providing unique scholarship and novel information. This publication is the 1st to mix examine on all elements of polarization, one of the public (both citizens and activists), in our federal associations (Congress, the presidency, and the ideally suited Court), on the nation point, and within the media. each one bankruptcy incorporates a bullet-point precis of its major argument and conclusions, and is written in transparent prose that highlights the sizeable implications of polarization for illustration and policy-making. Authors learn polarization with an array of present and historic information, together with public opinion surveys, electoral and legislative and congressional information, experimental information, and content material analyses of media shops. American Gridlock's theoretical and empirical intensity distinguishes it from the other quantity on polarization.

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