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Party Politics in America / Edition 17

Party Politics in America / Edition 17

by Marjorie Randon Hershey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901138683685
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/09/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Marjorie Randon Hershey is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, USA.

Table of Contents

Part I Parties and Party Systems

1. What Are Political Parties?

2. The American Two-Party System

Part II The Political Party as an Organization

3. The State and Local Party Organizations

4. The Parties' National Organizations

5. Party Activists

Part III The Political Party in the Electorate

6. Party Identification

7. Party Coalitions and Party Change

8. Parties and Voter Turnout

Part IV Parties, Nominations, and Elections

9. How Parties Choose Candidates

10. Choosing the Presidential Nominees

11. The General Election

12. Financing the Campaigns

Part V The Party in Government

13. Parties in Congress and State Legislatures

14. The Party in the Executive and the Courts

15. The Semi-Responsible Parties

16. The Place of Parties in American Politics

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