Representation in Congress: A Unified Theory
Released! 07/02/2015
Representation in Congress: A Unified Theory
by Kim Quaile Hill
Hardcover

Representation in Congress provides a theory of dyadic policy representation intended to account for when belief sharing, delegate, responsible party, trustee, and "party elite led" models of representational linkage arise on specific policy issues. The book also presents empirical tests of most of the fundamental predictions for when such alternative models appear, and it presents tests of novel implications of the theory about other aspects of legislative behavior. Some of the latter tests ... read more