American Political Parties and Constitutional Politics (The Ashbrook Series on Constitutional Politics)

American Political Parties and Constitutional Politics (The Ashbrook Series on Constitutional Politics)

By: Peter W. Schramm (author), Bradford P. Wilson (author)Hardback

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To address the growing concern about the decline of political parties in American politics and the consequences this might have for America's constitutional democracy, the twelve leading constitutional scholars who contribute to this volume examine the purposes of political parties in America's constitutional order, each major party's strongest recent manifestation-the Democrat's New Deal coalition and the Republican's Reagan coalition, and the future of the American party system. Sponsored by the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs.

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Peter W. Schramm is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ashland University. Bradford P. Wilson is Professor of Political Science at the same university.


Chapter 1 Political Parties and American Constitutionalism Chapter 2 Political Parties and the American Founding Chapter 3 Lincoln and the Republican Realignment Chapter 4 Representation, Deliberation, and Presidential Nominations: Improving the Performance of American Political Parties Chapter 5 Political Parties Across the Separation of Powers Chapter 6 The Post New Deal Democratic Party Chapter 7 Frames, Wedges, Magnets, and Silver Bullets: Republican Strategies Chapter 8 The New Deal, Party Politics, and the Administrative State Chapter 9 The New Deal Revelation of Partisanship Chapter 10 Political Parties and the New Deal Chapter 11 Political Parties, the Constitution and the Future of Party Politics Chapter 12 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/01/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780847678198
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780847678198
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0847678199

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