Representing Defense

  title={Representing Defense},
  author={Richard C. Eichenberg and Richard Stoll},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={399 - 422}
There is nowsubstantial evidence that defense spending decisions in the United States are influenced by citizen preferences. However, there is little time-series evidence for countries other than the United States. Regression models of citizen responsiveness and opinion representation in the politics of defense spending in five democracies are estimated. Results showthat public opinion in all five countries is systematically responsive to recent changes in defense spending, and the form of the… 

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