Dismantling the Parties
Reflections on Party Reform and Party Decomposition

  • Title:

    Dismantling the Parties
  • Paperback ISBN:

    0844732931
  • 31 Paperback pages

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This book analyzes the sources of decomposition of American political parties. While acknowledging that various technological, social, cultural, and demographic trends have indeed weakened the parties, the author finds the most important factor elsewhere--in the decisions of persons attempting to reform the parties, either through legislative action or party commissions.

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick is a senior fellow at AEI.

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