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Constituent Perceptions of Political Representation: How Citizens Evaluate Their Representatives

Authors: Lauermann, R.

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This book examines the nature of representation in democracy, focusing specifically on the factors shaping constituent evaluations of the US House Representatives and the resulting implications for government.

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Professor of Political Science, Messiah College, USA

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"Dr. Lauermann not only develops a more comprehensive model of constituent evaluations of representatives, but she also provides a stunningly broad-based review of the literature on representation and the relationship between constituents and elected officials. She also provides a rather thorough review of how other studies seem to chip away around the edges. This work is a 'must-assign' for classes in legislative politics or those taking a more theoretical approach to the study of representation and republican government." Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science, Elmira College, USA


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-8

    Lauermann, Robin M.

  • The Nature of Representation

    Pages 9-27

    Lauermann, Robin M.

  • The Constituent Perspective: Foundations and Formation

    Pages 28-51

    Lauermann, Robin M.

  • Muddy Waters and Perception of Representative Issue Positions: Constituent Ignorance, Delusion or Rationality

    Pages 52-68

    Lauermann, Robin M.

  • The Appropriate Response? Components of Constituent Evaluations

    Pages 69-91

    Lauermann, Robin M.

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-40043-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-40202-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Constituent Perceptions of Political Representation: How Citizens Evaluate Their Representatives
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Robin M. Lauermann
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40043-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137400437
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40202-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 146
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations
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