Who Votes? / Edition 1

Who Votes? / Edition 1

by Raymond E. Wolfinger, Steven J. Rosenstone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300025521

ISBN-13: 9780300025521

Pub. Date: 09/10/1980

Publisher: Yale University Press

Elections are at the heart of the American political system, but in 1976 only 54 percent of the voting age population went to the polls. The question of who votes matters greatly to everyone involved in politics and to all those concerned about the current and future state of American democracy. Based on data from the 1972 and 1974 Census Bureau surveys, Wolfinger and

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Elections are at the heart of the American political system, but in 1976 only 54 percent of the voting age population went to the polls. The question of who votes matters greatly to everyone involved in politics and to all those concerned about the current and future state of American democracy. Based on data from the 1972 and 1974 Census Bureau surveys, Wolfinger and Rosenstone are able to identify for the first time those social and economic groups that are most likely to vote and to explain sensibly and convincingly those factors that influence voter turnout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300025521
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1980
Series:
Yale Fastback Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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