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A Policy Approach to Political Representation
Lessons from the Four Corners States




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ISBN 9781617260575
Published January 19, 2011 by RFF Press
293 Pages

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Analyzes the extent to which the voters of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah are concerned about problems associated with development and the extent to which state senators respond to voters' concerns. Originally published in 1980

Table of Contents

1. Representation and policy: a framework for analysis 2. Four Corners states under stress 3. Citizen legislatures: the barriers to good policy 4. The voters’ logic: how issues are clustered 5. Water scarcity and the politics of plenty 6. Environmental issues: symbols and substance 7. Environment versus development: group conflicts and cues 8. Potential responsiveness: its promise and limits

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Ingram, Helen M. ; Laney, Nancy K. ; McCain, John R.