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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: Who Speaks for the Poor?: Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: Who Speaks for the Poor?: Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation (Hardback)

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Who Speaks for the Poor? explains why parties represent some groups and not others. This book focuses attention on the electoral geography of income, and how it has changed over time, to account for cross-national differences in the political and partisan representation of low-income voters. Jusko develops a general theory of new party formation that shows how changes in the geographic distribution of groups across electoral districts create opportunities for new parties to enter elections, especially where changes favor groups previously excluded from local partisan networks. Empirical evidence is drawn first from a broadly comparative analysis of all new party entry and then from a series of historical case studies, each focusing on the strategic entry incentives of new low-income peoples' parties. Jusko offers a new explanation for the absence of a low-income people's party in the USA and a more general account of political inequality in contemporary democratic societies.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical partiesHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesElections & referenda Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 29/08/2017 ISBN-13: 9781108419888  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Karen Long Jusko is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, California, and an affiliate of the Europe Center and the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and was a Fellow at the Center for the Study Democratic Politics at Princeton University and a National Hoover Fellow. Jusko has received research support from the National Science Foundation as part of a European Science Foundation Collaborative Research Program. Who Speaks for the Poor? builds on graduate research that received the Harold D. Laswell Prize for the best dissertation in the field of public policy from the Policy Studies Organization and the American Political Science Association Public Policy Organized Section.

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