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Political parties and electoral problems.
Robert Clarkson Brooks
|LC Classifications||JK2265 B7 1936|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 645 p.|
|Number of Pages||645|
Surveys the history of political parties, the Electoral College system, presidential campaigns, and state party organizations. Author laments low voter turnout, the lack of competition among political parties, and the state of campaign financing. Political parties that are formed as alternatives to the Republican and Democratic parties are known as third parties, or minor parties. In , a third party known as the Populist Party formed in reaction to what its constituents perceived as the domination of U.S. society by big business and a decline in the power of farmers and rural.
This is a list of political parties in the United States, both past and present. It does not include independents. 1 Active parties. Major parties. Third parties. 2 Historical parties. 3 Non-electoral organizations. 6 Further reading. 7 External links. Presidential vote () Representatives. State Legislators. Republican Party. Uneasy Alliances is a powerful challenge to how we think about the relationship between race, political parties, and American democracy. While scholars frequently claim that the need to win elections makes government officials responsive to any and all voters, Paul Frymer shows that not all groups are treated equally; politicians spend most of their time and resources on white swing voters.
parties; the reason for this is the weakness of some political parties that try to join or ally with relatively strong parties in order to achieve electoral gains, regardless of resemblance or differences between those parties. Start studying Political Parties and the Electoral College. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 2 political parties working together to reach a comon goal. often spoil elections for a major party; may bring issues that the major parties will adopt.
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The purpose of this book is to interpret American political parties with a view primarily to the needs of voters and those who are soon to become voters. With that purpose in mind the nature and activities of parties generally, their development, present condition, and the principal problems of reform which they present in the United States, are taken up in order.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks, Robert C. (Robert Clarkson), Political parties and electoral problems. New York, London, Harper & Bros. Political Parties and Electoral Problems. Robert C. Brooks The Evolution of the Politician.
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Then there is a chapter on the elections of and in which we see why Johnson wrote the book: the Electoral College is now giving us Presidents elected by a minority of the voters with either bad habits of mind (Bush) or outright bellicose stupidity /5(2). Political Parties and Electoral Problems.
By Robert C. Brooks. (New York: Harper & Brothers. xvi, ) - Volume 18 Issue 2 - P. Orman RayAuthor: P.
Orman Ray. Students of political parties, voters, elections, and democracy in America will love this book, as will anyone trying to make sense of the dynamics of the elections." ―Robin A. Kolodny, Temple University "Too often, books about politics lack political science perspectives, and political science books lack real world perspectives/5(2).
Political parties and electoral change: Party responses to electoral markets London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Mair, Peter, Wolfgang C. Muller and Fritz Plasser, eds. Political Parties and Electoral Change: Party Responses to Electoral Markets.
Political parties are one of the core institutions of democracy. But in democracies around the world—rich and poor, Western and non-Western—there is growing evidence of low or declining public confidence in parties. In membership, organization, and popular involvement and commitment, political parties are not what they used to be.
This Report on Political Parties in Africa is part of the Programme of Research and Dialogue on Political Parties undertaken by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) during the years – The research was made possible owing to the participation of the following individuals and regionalFile Size: KB.
The book concentrates on the real world 'politics', as well as the 'political science' of electoral systems. The book will be of interest to those concerned with the practical political business of electoral reform. The book contains a wealth of evidence about the performance of various kinds of proportional representation and of non-PR systems.
Political parties have been organized for various reasons: to support a particular political figure, to advance a particular policy or a general ideological stand, to aid politically certain groups or sections of society, or merely to combine for short-term political advantage.
Political parties have also been organized in various ways; in some, control is exercised by a small central elite, either elected or self. "Challenges to Political Parties gives valuable insights, and the cross-disciplinary impetus of the book provides a wealth of information and presents empirical research on a variety of fields of relevance to modern party life.
complaining of ‘party-politics’ in your locality. Different political parties and leaders often level allegations against one another. Parties and candidates often use dirty tricks to win elections.
Some people say that this pressure to win electoral fights does not allow sensible long-term policies to be formulated.
Some good people whoFile Size: 1MB. POLITICAL PARTIES PROGRAMME HANDBOOK EISA gratefully acknowledge the generous financial support for this project from the Embassy of Finland-Pretoria Order from: [email protected] 9 ISBN ELECTORAL HANDBOOK NO 18 POLITICAL PARTIES PROGRAMME H ANDBOOK BY N O 18 KHABELE MATLOSA AND VICTOR SHALEFile Size: KB.
Our electoral process functions through a two-party democracy. The American political system has generally functioned as a two-party system. The names, platforms and make-ups of those parties have changed over the years, but we’ve typically worked as a democracy with two parties.
Political parties can never afford to be completely complacent. In addition to the inevitable uncertainties that they face when competing in sometimes unpredictable electoral markets, parties also have to deal with uncertainties regarding their capacity to remain in public office, to make public policy, and to ensure continuing support within the party organization on the ground.
Limitation on funding to political parties, Electoral bond was introduced to improve the transparency in electoral funding. However, on Govt’s part, except for the recent proposal for electoral bonds and the ceiling on cash donations from anonymous sources, the Parliament has rejected other proposals with following excuses.
For classic texts in political sociology electoral politics was an expression of ‘the democratic class struggle’ (Anderson and Davidson ) that replaced, at least for the short-term, the predicted class-based revolution.
This in turn led to a focus on class voting as a dispute between just two classes. Electoral realignment and the outlook for American democracy / by: Paulson, Arthur C. Published: () Readings on parties and elections in the United States. by: Jones, Chester Lloyd, Published: () Sait's American parties and elections.
by: Sait, Edward McChesney. Party politics. by: Hinderaker, Ivan, Published: () Electoral realignment and the outlook for American democracy / by: Paulson, Arthur C. Published: () Readings on parties and elections in the United States. by: Jones, Chester Lloyd, Understanding the development and behaviour of political parties within the Australian electoral system is aided by the behaviouralist approach outlined in Chapter 3, which focuses on the creation of general models of political behaviour backed up by empirical evidence.Electoral systems are the central political institution in representative democracies.
They convert votes into seats and structure the choices facing voters. They also affect the behaviour of political parties, individual MPs, and candidates. This book looks at three kinds of issues. First, it focuses on the ‘political science of electoral systems’, that is, it joins the canon of works.