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From Scott McClurg ([log in to unmask])

As a (half-time) political scientist, I think that most of them would say that the shutdown is a "interest group" story.  In particular, it has to do with the ability of what some people call the "extended party network," which includes may important groups such fundraisers.  Here are some relevant papers/arguments:

http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1010&context=gregorykoger

http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1006&context=gregorykoger

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/csdi/TheoryofParty.pdf

http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=DHw0QUWkRmIC&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=seth+masket+political+science&ots=7oVYPRU5Wm&sig=ijGjUqkOO5myvRL3qZsGLQAz3tg#v=onepage&q=seth%20masket%20political%20science&f=false

http://apr.sagepub.com/content/40/1/60.short


http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=CEw9ROwagN0C&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=hans+noel+political+science&ots=k3BGQni-lS&sig=HgPe4dUgtuXY3MbOtER-YPnqTbw#v=onepage&q=hans%20noel%20political%20science&f=false


http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mheaney/Heaney_et_al_2012.pdf


Best,

Scott

Scott D. McClurg
Professor of Journalism, Political Science, and Sociology
PN-L Moderator
Department of Political Science
Southern Illinois University
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Carbondale, IL 62901

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