Politics, Professionalism, and Power: Modern Party Organization and the Legacy of Ray C. Bliss

Politics, Professionalism, and Power: Modern Party Organization and the Legacy of Ray C. Bliss

By: John Clifford Green (author)Paperback

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This book examines the role of increased professionalism in the growth of both the Republican and Democratic national parties, beginning with Republican National Committee Chairman Ray C. Bliss in the 1960s. It analyzes how an increased application of professional values has contributed to the continued growth of national party organizations, despite recurring constraints in party policymaking. Contributors: John F. Bibby, Stephen H. Frantzich, John C. Green, James L. Guth, Jon F. Hale, Tim Hames, Paul S. Herrnson, Robert J. Huckshorn, John H. Kessel, Philip A. Klinkner, Joseph I. Lieberman, David Menefee-Libey, Lawrence F. O'Brien, Arthur L. Peterson, John J. Pitney, Jr., George C. Roberts, Frederick M. Wirt. Co-published with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics.

About Author

John C. Green is Director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron and Associate Professor of Political Science.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819193520
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780819193520
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 0819193526

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