This book examines how legislators have juggled their passions over abortion with standard congressional procedures, looking at how both external factors (such as public opinion) and internal factors (such as the ideological composition of committees and party systems) shape the development of abortion policy. Driven by both theoretical and empirical concerns, Scott H. Ainsworth and Thad E. Hall present a simple, formal model of strategic incrementalism, illustrating that legislators often have incentives to alter policy ...

Abortion Politics in Congress: Strategic Incrementalism and Policy Change 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521740043

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Abortion Politics in Congress: Strategic Incrementalism and Policy Change 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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