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The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties
     

The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties

by John C. Green, Daniel M. Shea
 

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Every four years, The State of the Parties brings readers up to date on American party organizations and activities. With the dual themes of polarization and innovation, the new edition is an essential primer on party politics.

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Every four years, The State of the Parties brings readers up to date on American party organizations and activities. With the dual themes of polarization and innovation, the new edition is an essential primer on party politics.

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This third edition volume presents 20 new articles by political scientists exploring both major and minor political parties in the US political system. Among the topics treated are party coalitions, the judicial shaping of party activities, issue advocacy in congressional campaigns, the relevance of grassroots organizing, the relationship of local parties to their national organizations, possibilities for a multi-party system, and the effects of money and candidate-centered electoral campaigns. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780847682652
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
People, Passions, and Power Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
428

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