Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal

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Longman, Jun 1, 2001 - Political Science - 288 pages
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A fascinating and necessary read for anyone wishing to better understand Election 2000, this unique new book by two renowned authors gives readers the tools they need to examine our election system as it exists today. Examines elections in the context of the "new institutionalism," arguing that an understanding of American elections requires more than knowledge of voting behavior. The importance of federalism in understanding the electoral systems is emphasized throughout. In order to gain a true understanding of U.S. elections, the effects of new institutionalism and federalism must be taken into account. For those interested in American government, voting and elections in the U.S.

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ideology and ideologies
The Democratic ideal
PART TWO The Development of Political Ideologies

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