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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 49.95
Although there is a long history of conservative movements in America, the library of social movement studies leans heavily to the left. The Tea Party movement, its sudden emergence and its uncertain fate, provides a challenge to mainstream American politics. It also challenges scholars of social movements to reconcile this new movement with existing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
Stephen K. Medvic?s Campaigns and Elections addresses two distinct but related aspects of American electoral democracy?both the processes that constitute campaigns and elections and the players who are involved. In addition to this balanced coverage on process and actors, it also gives equal billing to both campaigns and elections, and to contests... more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 19.95
The Tea Party showed its strength in the 2010 mid-terms. Despite the opposition of leading Republicans like Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, and Lindsey Graham, 140 Tea Party candidates ran for Congress. Of the sixty House seats which moved from Democratic to Republican control, twenty-eight were won by Tea Party candidates. At the movement?s height, 29 percent... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
If the 2012 nomination process taught the Republican Party anything, it is that there are internal fractures within the GOP that need to be worked out prior to the 2016 presidential election. When coupled with changing national demographics that are less than favorable, Republican candidates must determine a way to bring together the pro-business,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
This book looks at networks of individual donors during early stages of presidential primary electons to determine party unity. It directly challenges the commonly-held perception that a "divisive" primary is a problem for the political party in the general election. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Are Tea Party supporters merely a group of conservative citizens concerned about government spending? Or are they racists who refuse to accept Barack Obama as their president because he's not white? Change They Can't Believe In offers an alternative argument--that the Tea Party is driven by the reemergence of a reactionary movement in American politics... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
These new essays map the ways political parties remain vital components in the American political system, especially in the eleven states in the South. As Tocqueville noted more than 100 years ago, "No countries need associations more . . . than those with a democratic social state." Although some contemporary observers see a decline... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 12.95
The United States today cries out for a robust, self-respecting, intellectually sophisticated left, yet the very idea of a left appears to have been discredited. In this brilliant new book, Eli Zaretsky rethinks the idea by examining three key moments in American history: the Civil War, the New Deal and the range of New Left movements in the 1960s... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This fresh look at southern politics clarifies the recent and dramatic development of party competition in the South. Southern politics has changed dramatically during the past half century. While new developments have touched virtually every aspect of the region's politics, change has been especially marked in the South's political party and... more...