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The disappearing center

Alan Abramowitz

The disappearing center

engaged citizens, polarization, and American democracy

by Alan Abramowitz

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlan I. Abramowitz
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK2261 .A28 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476437M
ISBN 100300141629
ISBN 109780300141627
LC Control Number2009033737
OCLC/WorldCa434744479

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