The Parties Respond: Changes in American Parties and Campaigns

The Parties Respond: Changes in American Parties and Campaigns

by L. Sandy Maisel
     
 

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The first edition looked at the 1998 election of Bush the Father, and the second his defeat by Bill Clinton. Now, the political scholars from around the country ponder how in 2000 the two political parties continue to keep a stranglehold on an electorate that persistently voices discontent with them. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR See more details below

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The first edition looked at the 1998 election of Bush the Father, and the second his defeat by Bill Clinton. Now, the political scholars from around the country ponder how in 2000 the two political parties continue to keep a stranglehold on an electorate that persistently voices discontent with them. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

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Leon D. Epstein
A significant addition to the continuing discussion of the role of parties in contemporary American politics.
Political Science Quarterly
Booknews
Examines the responses of contemporary political parties to changes in American society and politics. Chapters by political scientists, historians, journalists, and activists not only cover aspects of the topic from differing perspectives, but also employ a range of research methods so that undergraduate students can be exposed to the various modes of analysis used by researchers. Material is arranged in sections on parties in the American context, the evolving state of party organization, the relationship between parties and voters, the electoral arena, parties in government, and the future. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813317236
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
04/17/1994
Series:
Transforming American Politics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
445

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Leon D. Epstein
A significant addition to the continuing discussion of the role of parties in contemporary American politics. (Leon D. Epstein, Political Science Quarterly)
Ralph M. Goldman
Praise for earlier editions: "Excellent collection....contributes to our understanding and expectations regarding that other rapidly changing institution, the presidency. (Ralph M. Goldman, Presidential Studies Quarterly)

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