The anxieties of American democracy

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This volume analyzes how rising party polarization and economic inequalities affect the performance of American governing institutions. It is organized around two themes: (1) the changing nature of representation in the United States and (2) how changes in the political environment have affected the internal processes of institutions, as well as overall government performance and policy outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCan America Govern Itself?
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781108667357
StatePublished - May 25 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


  • American institutions
  • Economic inequality
  • Partisanship
  • Polarization
  • Policymaking


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