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Racism, Xenophobia, and Distribution

Multi-Issue Politics in Advanced Democracies

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HARDCOVER

$100.00 • £80.95 • €90.00

ISBN 9780674024953

Publication Date: 04/20/2007

Short

432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

59 line illustrations; 99 tables

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This book presents an enormously original and important line of thought, partly for its topical importance, but as much for its development and exposition of important new theoretical tools that have a very wide range of application to problems not yet imagined. The extended consideration of the impact of the ‘ethnic dimension’ will permit readers to assess the new methods in a concrete context.—John Ferejohn, Stanford University

In Racism, Xenophobia, and Distribution, the authors demonstrate how attitudes toward racial and ethnic minorities in modern democracies can have a measurable and significant impact on the nature of competition between Left and Right, on equilibrium political coalitions, and redistributive policies. This is an important contribution to the field of political economy, both methodologically and substantively. There exist few econometric studies in political economy that are based on equilibrium models of the type used by the authors. Even fewer exist with the sophistication and depth of analysis found in this book.—Tasos Kalandrakis, University of Rochester

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