Setting the Agenda: Electoral Competition, Commitment of Policy, and Issue Salience
By committing policy, an incumbent in effect disowns an issue; when she maintains policy flexibility, the issue remains electorally salient. Electoral competition shapes political commitment decisions and collapses the multidimensional issue space into a low-dimensional space of electorally salient issues. Copyright 1999 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Volume (Year): 99 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3-4 (June)
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