Best Read [Jeffrey M. Stonecash] ✓ New Directions in American Political Parties || [Classics Book] PDF ☆

By Jeffrey M. Stonecash | Comments: ( 898 ) | Date: ( Jun 18, 2019 )

Our portraits of voters, their relationship to parties, and the behavior of elected party members have changed significantly within the last 10 to 15 years Characterizations of dealignment and decreased importance of parties have been fairly rapidly replaced by a focus on party polarization Voters are becoming ideological and the debate is now about the relative rolOur portraits of voters, their relationship to parties, and the behavior of elected party members have changed significantly within the last 10 to 15 years Characterizations of dealignment and decreased importance of parties have been fairly rapidly replaced by a focus on party polarization Voters are becoming ideological and the debate is now about the relative role of ideology, religious attachment, views on immigration, and class in affecting party identification and voting In a short period of time we have gone from concern that parties are not responsive or sufficiently different to whether polarization has become too great.This volume, with contributions from some of the most noted scholars of political parties, brings together assessments of these changes to provide a comprehensive overview of current trends in the field It serves as an excellent companion to courses on parties and elections, and a useful overview for scholars and students of American politics generally.


  • Title: New Directions in American Political Parties
  • Author: Jeffrey M. Stonecash
  • ISBN: 9780415805247
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments New Directions in American Political Parties

  • Brett

    This book is a collection of essays about the changing dynamics driving political parites in America. It has plenty of useful information, especially for someone may not be already deeply versed in U.S. politics. One early essay by Stonecash does a great job of explicating the great party switch that occurred after the civil rights movement, and tying the resulting electoral confusion to the "dealignment" theory of U.S. politics that was in vogue a couple of decades back. For me, this essay was [...]


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