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Published: 01 June 2018

352 Pages | 50 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190668877

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The Cities on the Hill

How Urban Institutions Transformed National Politics

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

Studies in Postwar American Political Development

  • Offers an innovative theory synthesizing major debates from urban politics, American politics, and the political economy of diversity
  • Proposes a bold theory of how one characteristic of urban politics (unity, fostered by institutions) shapes national party positions
  • Uses an original dataset of congressional district place character to perform previously impossible analyses
  • Combines historical analysis of a critical juncture in American history with sophisticated quantitative analyses to improve confidence in findings

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