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Multiparty Politics in America

ISBN-10: 0742515990

ISBN-13: 9780742515994

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Paul S. Herrnson, John C. Green, John F. Bibby, William C. Binning, Christian Collet

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In the wake of Election 2000 and the Ralph Nader factor, these essays examines the possibilities for and performance of minor parties in the American political system. Will minor parties flourish or flounder in the 2004 election season?
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Peter L. Francia is a research fellow and program coordinator at the Center for American Politics and Citizenship at the University of Maryland. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The Future of Organized Lbor in American Politics.John C. Green is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron. He is the editor of Financing the 1996 Election,and coeditor of The State of the Parties.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 s the author of Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington.Lynda W. Powell is a professor of political science at the University of Rochester and coauthor of Serious Money: Fundraising and Contributing in Presidential Nomination Campaigns.. Clyde Wilcox is a professor of government at Georgetown University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on campaign finance, religion and politics, and gender politics.

List of Tables and Figures
Possibilities
Multiparty Politics in America: Possibilities and Performance
Two-Party Dominance and Minor-Party Forays in American Politics
The Case for a Multiparty System
In Defense of the Two-Party System
Public Opinion and the American Party System: Possibilities for Multiparty Politics
Performance
Running against the Odds: Minor-Party Campaigns in Congressional and State Legislative Elections
The Rise and Decline of the Reform Party, 1992-2000
Sharing the Spoils: Ralph Nader, the Green Party, and the Elections of 2000
Multiparty Politics in New York
Barriers to Minor-Party Success and Prospects for Change
References
Index
About the Editors and Contributors