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Author Green, John C
Title The State of the Parties : The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties
Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014
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Edition 7th ed
Descript 1 online resource (411 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The State of the Parties -- Part I. POLARIZATION AND THE ELECTORATE -- 2. Partisan Nation -- 3. Political Identity and Party Polarization in the American Electorate -- 4. Why American Political Parties Can'tGet Beyond the Left-Right Divide -- 5. A Perfect Storm -- Part II. POLARIZATION AND POLITICAL ELITES -- 6. Partisan, Polarized, Yet Not Dysfunctional? -- 7. Are These Boots Made for Walking? -- 8. Party Polarization in America's State Legislatures -- 9. Federal Parties and Polarization -- Part III. TEA PARTY POLITICS -- 10. The Tea Party, Republican Factionalism, and the 2012 Election -- 11. The Divided Republicans? -- 12. Allies and Antagonists -- Part IV. SUPER PACS AND PARTISAN RESOURCES -- 13. Political Party Activity in the 2012 Elections -- 14. Classifying Super PACs -- 15. The Ground Game from the Voter's Perspective -- Part V. PARTISAN ACTIVITIES -- 16. Republicans and Reform -- 17. Changes in Local Party Structure and Activity, 1980-2008 -- 18. Separated We Stand? -- 19. A Report from Mahoning County -- References -- Index -- About the Contributors
This essential party primer includes new chapters on polarization between and within the parties in the aftermath of the 2012 election, demographic changes to America's political parties and the effects of new media and campaign finance laws, and the implications of all these things on future policymaking and electoral prospects moving forward
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Green, John C. The State of the Parties : The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2014 9781442225602
Subject Political parties -- United States
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Alt Author Coffey, Daniel J
Cohen, David B
Abramowitz, Alan
Beck, Paul A
Burton, Michael John
Carmines, Edward G
Connelly, Jr., William F
Dost, Meredith
Dwyre, Diana
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