- Title Pages
- Tables and Figures
- Introduction: Representation as Process
- 1 Convergence in Context: Simulating Party–Elector Interactions within a Downsian Framework
- 2 Party Stability, Voting Cycles, and Convergence: Comparative Evidence
- 3 Unpacking the Convergence Model
- 4 The Dynamics of Divergence: Ideology, Factionalism, and Representation
- 5 Identifying Majority Preferences: Median or Plurality Voter?
- 6 Representation Over Time: Empowering Both Plurality and Median Voter Preferences Through Policy Inertia—A Model and Simulation
- 7 Representation and the Pace of Policy Change: A Comparative Over-time Analysis
- 8 The Nature of Citizen Preferences: Meaningful and Stable?
- 9 Relating Elector to Voter Preferences
- 10 Citizen Preferences and Public Policy
- 11 Parties Diverge around Electors—but not too much. Policy Responds—but not too fast.
- 12 Partisan Governments, Centrist Preferences: Resolving the Paradox of Party Representation
- 13 Representing Representation: A Core Theory for Political Science
- Organizing Democratic Choice
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