Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America

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Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government policy--but as this book demonstrates, America's policymakers respond almost exclusively to the preferences of the economically advantaged. Affluence and Influence definitively explores how political inequality in the United States has evolved over the last several decades and how this growing disparity has been shaped by interest groups, parties, and ...

Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691162423

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Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691153971

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