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Fenced Off: The Suburbanization of American Politics

Juliet F. Gainsborough
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
American Governance and Public Policy Series
American Governance and Public Policy
ISBN
0878408304 (cloth : alk. paper), 0878408312 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Suburban Myths Then and Now: Camptown and Arroyo Blanco 1
  • 2 Political Science and the Suburbs 6
  • Emergence of Suburbia 8
  • Suburban Myths 9
  • Contemporary Views of Suburbia 11
  • Why Now? 16
  • 3 What Is a Suburb? 31
  • Defining Suburbia 32
  • Comparing Cities and Suburbs in Statistical Terms 35
  • 4 Laying the Groundwork: Methodological Issues 52
  • Choice and Formulation of Variables 53
  • Causality 57
  • 5 Party Identification, Vote Choice, and Policy Preferences in the Suburbs 66
  • Suburban Politics, 1952-1992 66
  • Suburban Politics, 1988-1992 71
  • 6 Suburban Diversity and Metropolitan Context 80
  • Suburban Variation 81
  • Metropolitan Variation 88
  • Causal Connection 97
  • 7 Suburban Representation in Congress 100
  • Change over Time 103
  • Consequences of Increased Suburban Representation 105
  • 8 Party Politics and the Suburbs 116
  • Devolution: A Suburban Approach to Social Policy 117
  • Democrats and the Suburban Vote 121
  • Party Platforms and Devolution 124
  • 9 Prospects for the Future 136.
Description
viii, 191 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-183) and index.
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