The Resource The unheavenly chorus : unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady, (electronic resource)

The unheavenly chorus : unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady, (electronic resource)

Label
The unheavenly chorus : unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy
Title
The unheavenly chorus
Title remainder
unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy
Statement of responsibility
Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school politics, while other groups and individual citizens seem woefully underrepresented in our political system. The Unheavenly Chorus is the most comprehensive and systematic examination of political voice in America ever undertaken--and its findings are sobering. The Unheavenly Chorus is the first book to look at the political participation of individual citizens alongside th
Cataloging source
N$T
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlozman, Kay Lehman
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1764
LC item number
.S365 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Verba, Sidney
  • Brady, Henry E
  • JSTOR
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  • Political participation
  • Equality
  • Pressure groups
  • Democracy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Democracy
  • Equality
  • Political participation
  • Pressure groups
  • United States
Label
The unheavenly chorus : unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
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
Introduction: democracy and political voice -- The (ambivalent) tradition of equality in America -- The context: growing economic inequality and weakening unions -- Equal voice and the dilemmas of democracy -- Does unequal voice matter? -- The persistence of unequal voice -- Unequal at the starting line: the intergenerational persistence of political inequality -- Political participation over the life cycle -- Political activism and electoral democracy: perspectives on economic inequality and political polarization -- Political voice through organized interests -- Who sings in the heavenly chorus? the shape of the organized interest system -- The changing pressure community -- Beyond organizational categories -- Political voice through organized interest activity -- Breaking the pattern through political recruitment -- Weapon of the strong? participatory inequality and the internet -- What, if anything, is to be done? -- Conclusion: equal voice and the promise of American democracy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 693 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841912
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttmc91
System control number
  • (OCoLC)787867385
  • (OCoLC)ocn787867385
Label
The unheavenly chorus : unequal political voice and the broken promise of American democracy, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
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
Introduction: democracy and political voice -- The (ambivalent) tradition of equality in America -- The context: growing economic inequality and weakening unions -- Equal voice and the dilemmas of democracy -- Does unequal voice matter? -- The persistence of unequal voice -- Unequal at the starting line: the intergenerational persistence of political inequality -- Political participation over the life cycle -- Political activism and electoral democracy: perspectives on economic inequality and political polarization -- Political voice through organized interests -- Who sings in the heavenly chorus? the shape of the organized interest system -- The changing pressure community -- Beyond organizational categories -- Political voice through organized interest activity -- Breaking the pattern through political recruitment -- Weapon of the strong? participatory inequality and the internet -- What, if anything, is to be done? -- Conclusion: equal voice and the promise of American democracy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 693 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841912
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttmc91
System control number
  • (OCoLC)787867385
  • (OCoLC)ocn787867385

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