The New American Political System

  • Title:

    The New American Political System
  • Edited By:

    Anthony King
  • Format:

    Paperback
  • Paperback Price:

    16.50
  • Paperback ISBN:

    0-8447-3710-0
  • Paperback Dimensions:

    5.75'' x 8.75''
  • 348 Paperback pages
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Everything is new in this second version of AEI's all-time bestseller, which brings coverage of the vital trends in American political life up to the present. This volume includes chapters by distinguished new contributors--James W. Ceaser on political parties, Charles O. Jones on the presidency, Richard P. Nathan on Congress, Robert H. Salisbury on interest groups, Martin P. Wattenberg on the electorate, and Aaron Wildavsky on rival cultures. Martin Shapiro gives his insights into the Supreme Court, and Austin Ranney discusses broadcasting and new politics.

Anthony King is a professor of government at Essex University.

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