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Patchwork Nation

Sectionalism and Political Change in American Politics

by James G. Gimpel

  • 122 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geopolitics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632470M
    ISBN 100472030302
    ISBN 109780472030309

    May 08,  · The researchers then propose that their “Patchwork Nation” framework provides an explanation for political polarization. This goes beyond the standard Republicans vs. Democrats, but suggests that actual policy proposals may appear to be either helpful or harmful, depending on the idiosyncracies of local economies. “Patchwork nation” Receives $, Knight Foundation Grant for Coverage for Elections. PROJECT IS A COLLABORATION WITH PBS NEWSHOUR, POLITICO, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR AND WNYC RADIO.

    Patchwork Nation retrieves this lost knowledge, Or read this book, a compelling demonstration that geography is often destiny." —-Bill Schneider, Senior Political Analyst, CNN "This accessible and well-written book challenges us to reflect on the role that political context plays in shaping the vote. By tracing how regional politics. Patchwork definition is - something composed of miscellaneous or incongruous parts: hodgepodge. How to use patchwork in a sentence.

    The result is Our Patchwork Nation, a refreshing, sometimes startling, look at how America's diversities often defy conventional wisdom. Looking at the data, they recognized that the country breaks into twelve distinct types of communities, and old categories like "soccer mom" and "working class" don't matter as much as we think. Our Patchwork Nation is a brilliant new way to debate and examine the issues that matter most to our communities-and to our nation. About the Author Dante Chinni, correspondent for the Patchwork Nation project, has been a journalist for over two decades, serving stints at "Newsweek," and the "Christian Science Monitor.".


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Register for free. YOU ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY FROM ALL OUR VISUALIZATIONS AND DATA. Register now. Mar 24,  · Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the Real America [Dante Chinni, James Gimpel Ph.D.] on cateringwhidbey.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A provocative counterargument to the blue/red divide that illuminates our country's multidimensional political spectrum. In a climate of culture wars and economic uncertainty4/4(31).

Mar 24,  · Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America - Kindle edition by Dante Chinni, James Gimpel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America.4/4(31).

Dante Chinni and Jame Gimpel's "Our Patchwork Nation" is a statistical analysis of the United States.

"Our Patchwork Nation" attempts to assign every county of the United States into one of 11 different political viewpoints based upon a large number of data points. I found the book is well written/5.

Journalist Dante Chinni and political geographer James Gimpel spent two years crossing and re-crossing the country to answer that question, and the result is Our Patchwork Nation. Their collaboration focused on the 3, counties in the U.S.

and found 12 community types with enough demographic common ground to categorize. Patchwork Nation. likes. Patchwork Nation is a collaborative reporting project of the Jefferson Institute with a focus on the economy and how it affects your community.

Learn more at: Followers: [A]nyone interested in learning more about how America's diversity drives its political systems would do well to take a spin through Patchwork Nation."Meg Kinnard, cateringwhidbey.com"Location, location, location. What matters in politics is not just who the voters are, but where they are.

Just ask Al Gore. Patchwork Nation book Oct 27,  · One goal of “Our Patchwork Nation” is to disrupt conventional ways of thinking about the breadth of community types in America, but I found that reading the book actually reinforced the casual.

The Nine Nations of North America is a book by Joel Garreau, in which the author suggests that North America can be divided into nine nations, which have distinctive economic and cultural features.

He also argues that conventional national and state borders are largely artificial and irrelevant, and that his "nations" provide a more accurate way of understanding the true nature of North Author: Joel Garreau.

A Course on 'Our Patchwork Nation' Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America, by Dante Chinni and James Gimpel, is a book that reminds me why I got into the social science game to begin with.

If I were still teaching sociology (and I miss teaching!), the next course I designed would be totally around Patchwork Nation. "Our Patchwork Nation is a compelling, thought-provoking book, and a must-read for anyone trying to make sense of our country's complex political and cultural dynamic. I highly recommend this book."-Richard Florida, author of Rise of the Creative Class and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto "A great piece of work.

To create the Patchwork Nation communities, we gathered many of the available pieces of data about all 3, counties in the United States. To find out more about your county or a county you are interested in, you can select the state and find your county.

About Our Patchwork Nation. A provocative counterargument to the blue/red divide that illuminates our country’s multidimensional political spectrum.

In a climate of culture wars and economic uncertainty, the media have often reduced America to a simplistic schism between red and blue states.

Patchwork Nation could, in the Curmudgeon’s opinion, could easily have been titled Patchwork States. The thrust of the book is best expressed in the title of its first chapter, “Going Inside States: The Geography of Local Political Behavior”.

Given that the book is concerned with electoral behavior (which we are not), Patchwork Nation. Jan 23,  · I’m so excited to finally share a project I got to be a part of last fall.

You might know that Craftsy has launched a new subscription service called Craftsy Unlimited, and as part of this they’re adding a whole bunch of new content for members, including a new documentary series, Patchwork Nation.I was lucky enough to have a visit from a film crew and am featured in the first episode.

Patchwork Nation would be most useful for upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level courses on political change or American state politics." —Perspectives on Political Science" the book is important because it does not shy away from empirically interesting but difficult questions.

Our Patchwork Nation is a wonderful book that takes us way beyond red and blue -- while also explaining the social, regional and economic roots of our partisan and ideological color wars.

No matter what your politics are, you are guaranteed great fun by Dante Chinni and Jim Gimpel''s glorious charts and grafs (as well their brisk, well-written 4/5(1). Catalog Our patchwork nation:» Book The result is Our Patchwork Nation, a refreshing, sometimes startling, look at how America's diversities often defy conventional wisdom.

Looking at the data, they recognized that the country breaks into twelve distinct types of communities, and old categories like "soccer mom" and "working class" don't.

How can we account for persistent political regionalism and the sectional changes that have radically altered the nation's political landscape, from the Sun Belt to the Rust Belt. Patchwork Nation retrieves this lost knowledge, restoring geography to its central role in our nation's political cateringwhidbey.com by: OUR PATCHWORK NATION.

The 12 Distinct Types of Communities that Make Up America (And What They Can Teach Us) Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down Author: Don Edgar.In response to that oversimplification, journalist Dante Chinni teamed up with political geographer James Gimpel to launch the Patchwork Nation project, using on-the-ground reporting and statistical analysis to get past generalizations and probe American communities in depth.Patchwork Nation Book Description: The unprecedented geographic and socioeconomic mobility of twentieth-century America was accompanied by a major reshuffling of political support in .