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Political parties in American society / Samuel J. Eldersveld.

New York : Basic Books, [1982] .
ISBN 046505935X, 9780465059355

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Subjects Partei.
Partis politiques -- Etats-Unis.
Political parties -- United States.
Political parties.
Politieke partijen.
United States.
Description xii, 477 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Parties in Society: A Theoretical Overview -- The Place of Parties in the Political System -- What Type of Group is a Party? -- The First Image of Party: A Group Seeking Power by Winning Elections -- Variations in Scholars' Conceptions of a Political Party, from 1770 to Today -- The Second Image of Party: A Group Processing Interest-Group Demands -- The Third Image of Party: An Ideological Competitor -- Parties in Comparison with Other Groups -- The Relevance of Parties for Democracy -- Can Only Democracies Have Party Systems? -- The Historical Relevance of Parties -- The American Party System Viewed Comparatively -- A Comparative Perspective: An Example of a Pluralized Multiparty System -- Party Volatility but System Equilibrium -- Cohesiveness of the Opposition Vote -- The Social Group Coalitional Character of American Parties -- Ideological Conflicts and the Parties -- A Majority-Oriented Party System with Frequent Divided Control -- Variation in Party Strength by State and Region -- Types of Party Systems: Dimensions for Comparison/Pros and Cons -- The American Party System: Origins and Development -- The Early Party Era: 1790-1800 -- Early History: Jefferson's Role as Party Founder -- Early Party Culture -- Early Party Organization -- Major Eras in Party History -- From 1788 to 1824 -- From 1824 to 1854 -- From 1860 to 1892 -- From 1896 to 1932 -- Since 1932 -- Three Major Patterns of Party Competition -- Determinants of Party Systems -- The Early Patterns of Interest-Group Conflicts.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8493639
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WorldCat Identities Eldersveld, Samuel James.
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