Realignment: The Theory That Changed the Way We Think about American Politics / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Rosenof (history, Mercy College) explains how realignment theory emerged as the major explanation of American electoral change after Truman's 1948 election upset victory and how, after decades of analysis, it remains a subject of continuing influence and controversy. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
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About the Author
Theodore Rosenof is professor of history at Mercy College and the author of several books on political and economic history.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 The Study of Behavior Chapter 4 Discerning Patterns Chapter 5 Evaluators of Transition Chapter 6 The Breakthrough of Samuel Lubell Chapter 7 The Advent of V. O. Key Chapter 8 Origins of the Michigan School Chapter 9 The Crystallization of Theory Chapter 10 Assessing Coalitions Chapter 11 Weighing Upheaval Chapter 12 Prophets of Transformation Chapter 13 The Onset of Revision Chapter 14 Grappling with Incongruity Chapter 15 Divergent Scenarios Chapter 16 Realignment in Retrospect Chapter 17 Coda: The Future of Realignment Theory Chapter 18 Notes