Why Cities Lose
The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide
Johnathan A. Rodden
Explore the origins of urban-rural political conflict and how geography shapes elections in America and beyond with this prizewinning political science book. Author Johnathan A. Rodden shows how left-wing parties struggle to capture suburban and rural seats, despite winning big in urban districts. Discover a bold new interpretation of today's political landscape and proposed electoral reforms that could reduce urban-rural polarization.