Elements of representation within Iowa soil

dc.contributor.advisor Matthew Potoski
dc.contributor.author Beatty-Hansen, Bronwyn
dc.contributor.department Political Science
dc.contributor.other Political Science
dc.date 2018-08-24T23:42:06.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T07:32:25Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T07:32:25Z
dc.date.issued 2006-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Representation is key to the field of Political Science. Behavior of representatives and conditional factors affect representation. Previous research is lacking in information about representation on a small scale. This paper hypothesizes that representation at the local rural level is also affected by behavior and conditional factors. This paper uses Iowa rural community and city council data to explore the relationship between behavioral and environmental factors and citizen satisfaction ratings. Correlation and regression analysis was run on data from the RDI project and CCS project. The results show relationships between economic factors and population and the dependent variables, citizen satisfaction with police services, and citizen satisfaction with overall government services. Relationships between representation and behavior or conditional factors exist, even at a rural level, and are worth adding to the field of Political Science.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/rtd/1390/
dc.identifier.articleid 2389
dc.identifier.contextkey 6093895
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-9850
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath rtd/1390
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/67424
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dc.subject Political science
dc.title Elements of representation within Iowa soil
dc.type thesis
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thesis.degree.level Master of Arts
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