• Interest group policy goals and electoral involvement : lessons from legislative primary challenges 

      Patterson, Jerod Thomas (2011-08)
      Elections are one way in which interest groups seek to advance their policy goals. Policy studies and election studies have approached this issue differently, leaving unanswered questions about the relationship between ...
    • The politics of amnesty 

      Navarre, Rachel Amanda; 0000-0002-4892-5139 (2016-08)
      What effects policy choice, especially when the policy chosen is widely held to be unpopular? This dissertation aims to answer why and when certain policy solutions are chosen over others by focusing on a specific policy ...