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Resources for political science research on American politics. Topics include US political institutions, political elites (e.g. Trump and conservative media), state and local politics, US political history, and American political culture. Also see law, courts & justice (for resources on US Supreme Court) and political behavior (for behavior not uniquely American).
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Racial Segregation in American Prisons: How Widespread?
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No Right to Be Wrong: What Americans Think About Civil-Military RelationsRobert Ralston; Ronald R. Krebs (2023 est.)
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Congressional Approval & Responsible Party Government: The Role of Partisanship & Ideology in Citizen Assessments of the Contemporary U.S. CongressCarlos Algara (2023)
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Examining Democratic and Republican National Committee Party Branding Activity, 1953-2012Boris Heersink (2023)
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The Electoral Costs and Benefits of Feminism in Contemporary American PoliticsMarzia Oceno; Nicholas A. Valentino; Carly Wayne (2023)
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Congressional Representation: Accountability from the Constituent's PerspectiveStephen Ansolabehere; Shiro Kuriwaki (2022)
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Estimating the Locations of Voters, Politicians, Policy Outcomes, and Status Quos on a Common ScaleJames Battista; Michael Peress; Jesse Richman (2022)
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Gridlock, Bureaucratic Control, and Non-Statutory Policymaking in CongressAlexander Bolton (2022)
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How Do Public Officials Learn About Policy? A Field Experiment on Policy DiffusionMiguel M. Pereira (2022)
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