Bringing Representation Home: State Legislators among Their Constituencies

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Contents
1. Studying Representation1
2. Constructing Roles from the Representatives' Perspectives: Literature and Methods 8
3. Burkeans 23
B U R K E A N 1 The Suburban Burkean29
B U R K E A N 2 The Commonsense Burkean41
4. In-District Advocates 56
A D V O C AT E 1 The Consummate Politician 58
A D V O C AT E 2 The Conscience of the District69
A D V O C AT E 3 The Inner-City Advocate82
A D V O C AT E 4 The Common Man Writ Large 93
5. Advocates beyond the District 103
A D V O C AT E 5 The Progressive 105
A D V O C AT E 6 The Civic Booster116
6. Ombudspersons 128
O M B U D S 1 Doing His Job, Voting the District 130
O M B U D S 2 The Good Citizen 139
O M B U D S 3 Listening and Responding 152
O M B U D S 4 The Rural Ombudsman 162

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