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New Party Politics: From Jefferson and Hamilton to the Information Age / Edition 2
     

New Party Politics: From Jefferson and Hamilton to the Information Age / Edition 2

by John Kenneth White
 

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ISBN-10: 0534560237

ISBN-13: 2900534560231

Pub. Date: 06/23/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

White (politics, Catholic U. of America) and Shea (political science, Allegheny College), both believers in strong parties, present the new edition of their undergraduate level textbook on American party politics. They describe the history of party politics and look at current issues such as the structure of presidential nominations, party "brand loyalty," the role of

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White (politics, Catholic U. of America) and Shea (political science, Allegheny College), both believers in strong parties, present the new edition of their undergraduate level textbook on American party politics. They describe the history of party politics and look at current issues such as the structure of presidential nominations, party "brand loyalty," the role of state and local parties, campaign finances, and third-party politics. The authors emphasize the changes caused by the information age. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534560231
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/23/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400

Table of Contents

Introduction: Rethinking Political Parties in the Information Age. 1. Political Parties in an American Setting. 2. The Ascendance of Party Politics. 3. The Decline of Party Politics. 4. Party Organizations in the 21st Century. 5. Nominating Presidents in the Information Age. 6. Party-brand Loyalty and the American Voter. 7. State and Local Parties: A Mom and Pop Shops in the Information Age. 8. Campaign Finance and Information Age Political Parties. 9. Elected Officials: The Reluctant Sales Force of the Party System. 10. Third Parties in the Information Age: The Orphans of American Politics. Conclusion: Hamilton's Triumph and the Advent a Base-Less Party System.

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