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The Resource The impression of influence : legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability, Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing

The impression of influence : legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability, Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing

Label
The impression of influence : legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability
Title
The impression of influence
Title remainder
legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability
Statement of responsibility
Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Constituents often fail to hold their representatives accountable for federal spending decisions-even though those very choices have a pervasive influence on American life. Why does this happen? Breaking new ground in the study of representation, The Impression of Influence demonstrates how legislators skillfully inform constituents with strategic communication and how this facilitates or undermines accountability. Using a massive collection of Congressional texts and innovative experiments and methods, the book shows how legislators create an impression of influence through credit claiming messages
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Grimmer, Justin
Dewey number
328.73
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.G755 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legislators
  • Government spending policy
  • Communication in politics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Communication in politics
  • Government spending policy
  • Legislators
  • United States
Label
The impression of influence : legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability, Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Impression of Influence; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Representation, Spending, and the Personal Vote; 2 Solving the Representative's Problem and Creating the Representative's Opportunity; 3 How Legislators Create an Impression of Influence; 4 Creating an Impression, Not Just Increasing Name Recognition; 5 Cultivating an Impression of Influence with Actions and Small Expenditures; 6 Credit, Deception, and Institutional Design; 7 Criticism and Credit: How Deficit Implications Undermine Credit Allocation
  • 8 Representation and the Impression of Influence9 Text as Data: Methods Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Control code
893909903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852666
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xvn75
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893909903
Label
The impression of influence : legislator communication, representation, and democratic accountability, Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Impression of Influence; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Representation, Spending, and the Personal Vote; 2 Solving the Representative's Problem and Creating the Representative's Opportunity; 3 How Legislators Create an Impression of Influence; 4 Creating an Impression, Not Just Increasing Name Recognition; 5 Cultivating an Impression of Influence with Actions and Small Expenditures; 6 Credit, Deception, and Institutional Design; 7 Criticism and Credit: How Deficit Implications Undermine Credit Allocation
  • 8 Representation and the Impression of Influence9 Text as Data: Methods Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Control code
893909903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852666
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xvn75
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893909903

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