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Responsible Partisanship? The Evolution of American Political Parties since 1950

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ISBN-10: 0700612173

ISBN-13: 9780700612178

Edition: 2003

Authors: John C. Green, Paul S. Herrnson

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 1/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

John C. Green is distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Akron. He is the author of The Faith Factor: How Religion Influences the Vote, among other works.

Paul S. Herrnson is director of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship and professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, 4th ed. (2004) and Party Campaigning in the 1980s (1988) and coauthor of The Financiers of Congressional Elections (2003). He is coeditor of several volumes, including War Stories from Capitol Hill (2003), Responsible Partisanship? The Evolution of American Political Parties Since 1950 (2003), Multiparty Politics in America, 2nd ed. (2002), and Playing Hardball: Campaigning for the U.S. Congress (2000). He has served as an American Political Science Association congressional fellow and has received several teaching awards, including an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Maryland.

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
The Search for Responsibility
In the Spirit of Their Times: "Toward a More Responsible Two-Party System" and Party Politics
Party Development in the Twentieth Century: Laying the Foundations for Responsible Party Government?
Election Laws, Court Rulings, Party Rules and Practices: Steps Toward and Away from a Stronger Party Role
Power, Money, and Responsibility in the Major American Parties
Campaign Consultants and Responsible Party Government
The Dream Fulfilled? Party Development in Congress, 1950-2000
Presidential Leadership in a Government of Parties: An Unrealized Perspective
The Party in the Electorate as a Basis for More Responsible Parties
Toward a More Responsible Two-Party Voter: The Evolving Bases of Partisanship
A Persistent Quest
About the Authors
References
Index