Political Science

Summary of the Cash Ceiling

What are they studying Main question is centered on why working class people do not hold elected office. What do they find? Structural Barriers He finds that there are three structural biases that prevent or at minimum inhibit working class people from politics. Working class peoples have a higher burden to race. While there are compaign funds available, the act of starting the campaign takes a tremendous amount of time and resources that not all working class peoples can give.