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, Daniel M. Shea
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534560237

ISBN-13: 9780534560232

Pub. Date: 06/23/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The authors of this fresh text on American political parties employ an engaging writing style, a strong historical foundation, and a new analogy for understanding party systems in a compelling textbook. White and Shea trace the evolution of parties from the late 18th century through the Information Age, examining the impact of new information technologies

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The authors of this fresh text on American political parties employ an engaging writing style, a strong historical foundation, and a new analogy for understanding party systems in a compelling textbook. White and Shea trace the evolution of parties from the late 18th century through the Information Age, examining the impact of new information technologies throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534560232
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/23/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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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