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Divided Government in the United States

Alan Ware

in Divided Government in Comparative Perspective

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780198295655
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599149 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198295650.003.0002

Series: Comparative Politics

 Divided Government in the United States

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This chapter concentrates mainly on the federal level of government, although some attention is also given to the state level. It considers the impact of structural and institutional factors in bringing about divided government, before examining the effects of changes in electoral behaviour at that level. The third section of the chapter focuses on how divided government is managed at federal and state levels.

Keywords: divided government; USA

Chapter.  9064 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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