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Political Behavior of the American Electorate
Political Behavior in the American Electorate is the best introduction to the understanding of political attitudes and behavior in our country today.Are Americans committed to upholding basic democratic values? Who votes and why? What impact do economic and social characteristics have on an individual's politics? How much influence do the mass media have on our attitudes a ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published February 1st 1998 by CQ-Roll Call Group Books
(first published September 1st 1979)
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Political Behavior of the American Electorate is an excellent analyzes of the current electorate and the growing party asymmetry. With the Republican and Democratic Party becoming increasingly extreme, the book gives an explanation of the events that resulted in the current trends in American politics
A study of American voting patterns over a period of time. It reflects the issues that Americans consider when they vote as well as analyzing why so few do actually vote. The likelihood of various demographic groups to vote is also addressed.