Contesting Democracy Substance and Structure in American Political History, 1775-2000

ISBN-10: 0700611398

ISBN-13: 9780700611393

Edition: 2001

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 9/28/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Byron E. Shafer is Glenn B. and Cleone Orr Hawkins Chair of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Introductionp. 1
State Development in the Early Republic: Substance and Structure, 1780-1840p. 7
The Nationalization and Racialization of American Politics: Before, Beneath, and Between Parties, 1790-1840p. 37
"To One or Another of These Parties Every Man Belongs": The American Political Experience from Andrew Jackson to the Civil Warp. 65
Change and Continuity in the Party Period: The Substance and Structure of American Politics, 1835-1885p. 93
The Transformation of American Politics: Political Institutions and Public Policy, 1865-1910p. 117
Democracy, Republicanism, and Efficiency: The Values of American Politics, 1885-1930p. 149
The Limits of Federal Power and Social Politics, 1910-1955p. 181
The Rise of Rights and Rights Consciousness in American Politics, 1930s-1970sp. 201
The Two Majorities and the Puzzle of Modern American Politics: Economic Development, Issue Evolution, and Divided Government, 1955-2000p. 225
Afterwordp. 251
List of Contributorsp. 265
Indexp. 267
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