A Republic of Parties?: Debating the Two-party System (Enduring Questions in American Political Life)

A Republic of Parties?: Debating the Two-party System (Enduring Questions in American Political Life)

By: Joseph Romance (author), Theodore J. Lowi (author), Gerald M. Pomper (author)Hardback

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Theodore J. Lowi and Joseph Romance debate the promises and pitfalls of the two-party system by outlining the history, evolution, and current status of this perennial debate. Supplemented by a collection of primary documents covering the entire history of the controversy, this book will be indispensable for American government, political parties, elections, and political science courses.

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About Author

Theodore J. Lowi is professor of political science at Cornell University. Joseph Romance is professor of political science at Drew University. Gerald Pomper is professor of political science at Rutgers University.

Contents

Part 1 Introduction: The Place of American Political Parties Chapter 2 Part I: Debating the Two-Party System Chapter 3 Toward a Responsible Three-Party System: Prospects and Obstacles Chapter 4 Gridlock and Reform at the Close of the Twentieth Century Part 5 Part II: Readings Chapter 6 Editor's Introduction Chapter 7 James Madison, The Federalist Papers, No. 10 Chapter 8 James Madison, The Federalist Papers, No. 51 Chapter 9 George Washington, Farewell Address Chapter 10 Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address Chapter 11 Woodrow Wilson, Inaugural Address Chapter 12 Elrod v. Burns Chapter 13 Rutan v. Republican Party of Illinois Chapter 14 Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party Chapter 15 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/08/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780847686087
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780847686087
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0847686086

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