Political Parties and the State : The American Historical Experience / Edition 1

Political Parties and the State : The American Historical Experience / Edition 1

by Martin Shefter
     
 

"Shefter's is a unique voice in the study of American politics. [He] offers an original and rich perspective on American political development by pointing to the ways parties and the state shaped the timing and form of political incorporation of key social groups."—Margaret Weir, The Brookings Institution

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"Shefter's is a unique voice in the study of American politics. [He] offers an original and rich perspective on American political development by pointing to the ways parties and the state shaped the timing and form of political incorporation of key social groups."—Margaret Weir, The Brookings Institution

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691000442
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
12/27/1993
Series:
Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives Series
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Ch. 1Political Parties and States3
Pt. IParty and Patronage in Europe and America19
Ch. 2Patronage and Its Opponents: A Theory and Some European Cases21
Ch. 3Party, Bureaucracy, and Political Change in the United States61
Pt. IIEconomic Interests and Political Organization in the United States99
Ch. 4Trade Unions and Political Machines: The Organization and Disorganization of the American Working Class101
Ch. 5Regional Receptivity to Reform in the United States169
Pt. IIIPolitical Parties and Political Control195
Ch. 6Political Incorporation and Political Extrusion: Party Politics and Social Forces in Postwar New York197
Ch. 7New York City's Fiscal Crisis: Countering the Politics of Mass Mobilization233
Notes259
Author Index293
Subject Index297

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