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Unformatted text preview: nothing choice Issue evolution: a reassessment, better captures the value of gradual change o Every election is a wave that hits the beach and every wave slightly alters the alignment of the sand and waves are constant o Usually one key point that begins to divide the parties (i.e. VRA or Roe v. Wade) o Differences first start at the elite level rather than the electorate o Political elites are like companies looking for a market niche, the place to start looking at change is in the elite and in the choices they give the electorate...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POL 0011 taught by Professor Glaser during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
- Spring '08
- American Politics