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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996
     

Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

by John Gerring
 

ISBN-10: 0521592623

ISBN-13: 9780521592628

Pub. Date: 09/13/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Is American politics 'ideological,' or relatively consensual? Do the American parties differ from one another and, if so, how? Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996 is a synthetic history and analysis of the ideologies of the major American parties from the early-nineteenth century to the present. It is the only book currently in print which attempts such a broad

Overview

Is American politics 'ideological,' or relatively consensual? Do the American parties differ from one another and, if so, how? Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996 is a synthetic history and analysis of the ideologies of the major American parties from the early-nineteenth century to the present. It is the only book currently in print which attempts such a broad treatment of the subject and which is empirically grounded

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521592628
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/13/1998
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Argument; 2. Rethinking the ideology debate; Part II. The Whig-Republican Party: 3. The national epoch (1828-1924); 4. The neoliberal epoch (1928-92); Part III. The Democratic Party: 5. The Jeffersonian epoch (1828-92); 6. The populist epoch (1896-1948); 7. The universalist epoch (1952-92); Part IV. Conclusion: 8. What drives ideology change?; 9. Does ideology matter?; Epilogue.

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