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1 - The Anxieties of American Democracy

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Summary

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.

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