"The Breadth, Depth, and Utility of Class, Partisan, and Ideological Schemata." American Journal of Political Science
, 29, 850-870.
Retrospection and the Attentive Electorate in the Context of Natural Disasters." American Journal of Political Science
55 (2): 340-55.
"Economic Self-Interest and Political Behavior." American Journal of Political Science
Tavits, Margrit (2005), "The Development of Stable Party Support: Electoral Dynamics in Post-communist Europe," American Journal of Political Science
Campos, Nauro, and Vitaliy Kuzeyev (2007) "On the Dynamics of Ethnic Fractionalization," American Journal of Political Science
The answer is a decided no, according to a recent study published in the July 2005 American Journal of Political Science
. Indeed, Markus Prior's research shows that access to more channels has not only failed to increase news consumption but the change in television's delivery technology from solely over-the-air to cable and satellite has apparently led to less attentiveness toward public affairs.
Piereson, "Presidential Popularity and Midterm Voting at Different Electoral Levels," American Journal of Political Science
19 (November 1975): 683-694; Michael S.
"Predicting Seat Gains from Presidential Coattails," American Journal of Political Science
, 30, 1, 1986, pp.
Kingdon, "Ideology, Interest Groups, and Legislative Votes," American Journal of Political Science
36 [August 1992]: 805-23) shows that these analyses are bedeviled by measurement and estimation issues.
An important finding of legislative research is that constituency variables are more important predictors of a legislator's vote when constituent preferences are homogeneous, as opposed to when the various elements of the legislator's constituency are pulling the legislator in opposing directions (Goff & Grier, Public Choice, 76, 5-20; Bailey & Brady, American Journal of Political Science
, 42, 524-544).
Her articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, American Journal of Political Science
, British Journal of Political Science, Slavic Review, and Eastern European Politics and Societies.