List of Tables.
List of Contributors.
Introduction: Dubya's Divided Democracy: Robert Singh.
1 Reaching Across the Atlantic: Ideological Aspiration and Institutional Constraints in the United States and Britain: Marc Stears.
2 A New Electoral Disorder? The American Elections of 2000: Robert Singh.
3 Race, Representation and Elections: The Politics of Parties and Courts: Paul Frymer.
4 ‘If You're Disgusted with Us, I Don't Blame You': Television and American Politics Today: Robert Mason.
5 The Rehnquist Court's Partial Revolution: Paul Martin.
6 The Presidency and Congress: A Trifocal Approach: Nigel Bowles.
7 The Politics of Power-Sharing: The Case of Welfare Overhaul: Fiona Ross.
8 Does Gender Matter? Women in American Politics: Abigail Halcli.
9 Multiculturalism and the End of Jazz: Desmond King and Julian Murphet.
10 Subverting American Values? The Simpsons, South Park and the Cartoon Culture War: Robert Singh.