Democracy for realists : why elections do not produce responsive government / Christopher H. Achen, Larry M. Bartels.
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- ISBN: 9780691169446
- ISBN: 0691169446
- Physical Description: xvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-369) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Democratic Ideals and Realities -- The Elusive Mandate: Elections and the Mirage of Popular Control -- Tumbling Down into a Democratical Republick: "Pure Democracy" and the Pitfalls of Popular Control -- A Rational God of Vengeance and of Reward? The Logic of Retrospective Accountability -- Blind Retrospection: Electoral Responses to Droughts, Floods, and Shark Attacks -- Musical Chairs: Economic Voting and the Specious Present -- A Chicken in Every Pot: Ideology and Retrospection in the Great Depression -- The Very Basis of Reasons: Groups, Social Identities, and Political Psychology -- Partisan Hearts and Spleens: Social Identities and Political Change -- It Feels Like We're Thinking: The Rationalizing Voter -- Groups and Power: Toward a Realist Theory of Democracy -- Appendix: Retrospective Voting as Selection and Sanctioning.
|Summary, etc.:|| Achen and Bartels argue that democratic theory needs to be founded on identity groups and political parties, not on the preferences of individual voters. Democracy for Realists provides a powerful challenge to conventional thinking, pointing the way toward a fundamentally different understanding of the realities and potential of democratic government. --Publisher
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