Authors:Penny Warner, Liya Lev Oertel,
Publisher: Meadowbrook Press
Keywords: parties, stories, favorite, based, storybook, children
Number of Pages: 181
Published: 2001-04
List price: $9.00
ISBN-10: 0881663891
ISBN-13: 9780881663891

Authors:Georgi Karasimeonov, Kay Lawson, Andrea Rommele,
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: parties, poland, romania, context, hungary, political, czech, voters, studies, bulgaria, cleavages, republic
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1999-04-30
List price: $125.00
ISBN-10: 0275955893
ISBN-13: 9780275955892

This collection of essays summarizes one of the most fascinating developments of contemporary history: the peaceful revolution of the Central European nations from a long period of authoritarian regimes to Western democracy. It looks at the pre-Communist history of political parties and then examines the extent to which party politics has changed in the post-Cold War world.

Authors:Piero Ignazi, Colette Ysmal,
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: political, parties, context, europe, southern, organization
Number of Pages: 328
Published: 1998-06-30
List price: $125.00
ISBN-10: 0275956121
ISBN-13: 9780275956127

This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive anaysis of the organization of the major political parties of France, Spain, Italy, and Greece. Conceived and framed with a common theoretical approach, four national teams of researchers followed a structural approach to the study of party organization, and they have underlined the various characteristics of the parties. The party analyses are not limited, however, to the usual measures of party organization—number of members, local branches, elected officials—or to their formal rules. Rather, the chapters highlight the power relatio

Author: John H. Aldrich
Publisher: University Of Chicago Pre
Keywords: parties, political, economy, series, politics, america, origin, transformation, american
Number of Pages: 355
Published: 1995-06-01
List price: $22.00
ISBN-10: 0226012727
ISBN-13: 9780226012728

Why did the United States develop political parties? How and why do party alignments change? Are the party-centered elections of the past better for democratic politics than the candidate-centered elections of the present? In this landmark book, John Aldrich goes beyond the clamor of arguments over whether American political parties are in resurgence or decline and undertakes a wholesale reexamination of the foundations of the American party system. Surveying three critical episodes in the development of American political parties--from their formation in the 1790s to the Civil War--Aldrich sh

Author: L Sandy Maisel
Publisher: Westview Press
Keywords: parties, american, politics, transforming, campaigns, respond, changes
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2002-08-21
List price: $43.00
ISBN-10: 0813364558
ISBN-13: 9780813364551

This classic text examines the issues surrounding party politics in the United States. The fourth edition considers the demise of the Reform Party in 2000 and discusses campaign finance reform. As a survey of the most current and significant issues affecting party politics in the United States, The Parties Respond has become a standard for reference and college course use. L. Sandy Maisel draws together leading scholars as well as party activists for fifteen original essays. The topics addressed include party organization, the changing relationship between parties and voters, the campaign a

Author: Subrata Mitra
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: political, parties, context, south, asia
Number of Pages: 378
Published: 2004-08-30
List price: $119.95
ISBN-10: 0275968324
ISBN-13: 9780275968328

Political parties are recognized as a highly important instrument for the functioning of democratic politics. They are essential for state formation and the intermediation between the state and society. This book is a pioneering attempt to discuss and analyze the complex variations of the party landscape in South Asia. It pays special attention to the evaluation of the role of political parties in the creation of multicultural, pluralist and democratic societies.

Author: Mark D. Brewer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Keywords: parties, america, elections, amp, electoral, process
Number of Pages: 568
Published: 2007-10-28
List price: $69.95
ISBN-10: 0742547647
ISBN-13: 9780742547643

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of political parties and elections in the United States. It covers all elements of parties and the electoral process, including local, state, and national party organizations, American party history and party systems, state and local nominations, state and local elections, presidential nominations, and presidential elections.
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