Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 June 2018

352 Pages | 50 illustrations

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

ISBN: 9780190668884

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (01)

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

Also of Interest