Incremental Polarization: A Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

Incremental Polarization: A Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

by Justin Buchler

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ISBN-13: 9780190865597
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/30/2018
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author



Justin Buchler is Associate Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University and author of Hiring and Firing Public Officials (Oxford University Press).

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Voter Preferences Over Bundles of Roll Call Votes
Chapter 3: The costs of incremental positioning
Chapter 4: A unified spatial model of Congress
Chapter 5: Polarization and solving the collective action problem
Chapter 6: The collective action problem in practice
Chapter 7: Extreme reversion points and party leadership from 2011 through 2016
Chapter 8: Conclusions
Appendix A: Incremental positioning and multidimensional policy spaces
Appendix B: Ideologically unsophisticated voters and bundles of roll call votes
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