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Lisa Neidert

Neidert and Lesthaeghe's analyses cited in NYT piece on shifts in U.S. voting patterns

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"How Fragile Is the New Democratic Coalition?" - New York Times. 09/03/2013.

This piece on recent geographic trends in voting looks at factors such as increases in the prominence of Democrats in urban areas, in homogeneous community sorting, and in single-party voting across a range of issues. The author cites Ron Lesthaeghe and Lisa Neidert's work on the Second Demographic Transition in providing a cultural backdrop for these trends.

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Lisa Neidert

More Media Coverage:

Second Demographic Transition. Website. 9/3/2013.

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