New Direction in American Politics

New Direction in American Politics

by John E. Chubb
     
 

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Topics include:

Part One: Voters and Elections

The New Two-Party System

The Economic Basis of Reagan's Appeal

Incumbency and Realignment in Congressional Elections

Campaigning, Governing, and the Contemporary Presidency

The Republican Advantage in Campaign Finance

The Rise of National Parties

Part Two: Institutions and Policy

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Topics include:

Part One: Voters and Elections

The New Two-Party System

The Economic Basis of Reagan's Appeal

Incumbency and Realignment in Congressional Elections

Campaigning, Governing, and the Contemporary Presidency

The Republican Advantage in Campaign Finance

The Rise of National Parties

Part Two: Institutions and Policy

New Patterns of Decisionmaking in Congress

The Politicized Presidency

Federalism and the Bias for Centralization

Controlling Entitlements

Security Policy

The New Politics of Deficits

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815714057
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
06/28/1985
Pages:
409
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

John E. Chubb is a founding partner of Edison Schools and a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, the director of PEPG, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is author or editor of numerous books, including The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools, with William G. Howell (Brookings, 2004 and 2006). He is coeditor (with Martin West) of No Child Left Behind? The Practice and Politics of School Accountability (Brookings, 2003).

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