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The Decline of American Political Parties, 1952-1996

Fifth Edition

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674194359

Publication Date: 09/01/1998

Short

288 pages

51 tables

World

  • Preface, 1998
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Concept of Political Partisanship
  • 2. The Stability of Partisan Attitudes
  • 3. Independent or No Preference?
  • 4. Negativity or Neutrality?
  • 5. Political Leadership and the Parties
  • 6. The Role of the Media
  • 7. Demographic Trends
  • 8. The Public as an Echo Chamber
  • 9. The Elections of 1984 and 1988: Realignment without Revitalization
  • 10. The 1992 Election: Ross Perot and the Independent Voter
  • 11. The 1994 Election: Perot Voters and the Republican Shift
  • 12. The 1996 Election: Missed Opportunities for the Parties
  • Notes
  • Index

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