v. 1. Delineating the problem / William A. Galston and Pietro S. Nivola Disconnected : the political class versus the people / Morris P. Fiorina and Matthew S. Levendusky. Comments : Disconnected, or joined at the hip? / Alan I. Abramowitz, Gary C. Jacobson ; Rejoinder / Morris P. Fiorina and Matthew S. Levendusky ; Rejoinder / Alan I. Abramowitz Polarization then and now : a historical perspective / David W. Brady and Hahrie C. Han. Comments : Polarization runs deep, even by yesterday's standards / James E. Campbell, Carl M. Cannon Polarized by God? : American politics and the religious divide / E. J. Dionne Jr. Comments : Myths and realities of religion in politics / Alan Wolfe, Andrew Kohut How the mass media divide us / Diana C. Mutz. Comments : Two alternative perspectives / Thomas Rosentiel, Greg Easterbrook Polarizing the House of Representatives : how much does gerrymandering matter? / Thomas E. Mann. Comments : Why other sources of polarization matter more / Gary C. Jacobson, Thomas B. Edsall.
"Considers the extent to which polarized views among political leaders and activists are reflected in the population at large. Pays particular attention to factors such as the increased influence of religion and the changing nature of the media and offers thoughtful analyses of the underlying problems"--Provided by publisher.
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