Part of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series and the gold standard of political parties texts, this new edition includes in-depth analysis of the 2006 campaigns and election and previews what lies ahead for the parties in the 2008 and 2010 Presidential and Congressional Elections.
Party Politics in America analyzes the interaction of the three primary components of parties–party organization, party in the electorate, and party in government. Originally written by Frank Sorauf and now authored by Marjorie Hershey, the book integrates research with contemporary and historical examples to bring the fascinating story of how parties have helped to shape our political system to life.
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Beck, Paull Allen and Hershey, Majorie Random, Party Politics in America, 9th edition*\ The definitive book on American party politics, this highly- respected best-seller has been thoroughly updated through 2000. With comprehensive coverage of our party system (including third parties and independents), the book examines three primary components of the parties-party organization, party in the electorate, party in government-and the interaction of these components, especially during election campaigns. The authors integrate academic research with contemporary and historical examples of party politics in the United States, to bring to life the fascinating story of how parties have helped to shape our political system. For those interested in American politics.
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Book Description Longman, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205619630