xiii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780521116589 hardback 9780521133425 paperback
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The nature of presidential representation The centrist and partisan theories of presidential representation Measuring mass preferences and presidential issue stances Evaluating the centrist vs. partisan models of presidential representation Presidential persuasion and the mass public Centrism, partisanship, and public approval of the president's job performance The efficacy for American democracy of non-centrist, partisan presidential representation.