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Michigan Studies in Political Analysis (Series)

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Michigan Studies in Political Analysis promotes the development and dissemination of innovative scholarship in the field of methodology in political science and the social sciences in general. Methodology is defined to include statistical methods, mathematical modeling, measurement, research design, and other topics related to the conduct and development of analytical work. The series includes works that develop a new model or method applicable to social sciences, as well as those that, through innovative combination and presentation of current analytical tools, substantially extend the use of these tools by other researchers.

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Positive Political Theory I

Collective Preference

A definitive, comprehensive, and analytically sophisticated treatment of the theory of collective preference

Legislative Entrepreneurship in the U.S. House of Representatives

Why do some members of the U.S. House of Representatives become legislative entrepreneurs?

Working, Shirking, and Sabotage

Bureaucratic Response to a Democratic Public

Examines who influences how federal, state, and local bureaucrats allocate their efforts

Information and Legislative Organization

Presents an alternative informational theory of legislative politics to challenge the conventional view


Representatives and Constituents

Why do electors trust their representatives?

Information and Elections

Examines how voters use the information given by candidates and make their decisions about presidential candidates. Updated to include the 1996 election

The Phantom Respondents

Opinion Surveys and Political Representation

Examines a fundamental problem for opinion polls and those who use them.

Positive Political Theory II

Strategy and Structure

The second volume of the encyclopedic work on individual preferences and collective behavior