By David S. Meyer,Sidney Tarrow,Matthew Crozat,Patricia L. Hipsher,Mary Fainsod Katzenstein,Margaret E. Keck,Bert Klandermans,Jan Kubik,John D. McCarthy,Clark McPhail,Johan Olivier,Donatella Della Porta,Herbert Reiter,Marlene Roefs,Dieter Rucht,Kathryn Sikki
By Eric Groenendyk
A sequence of surveys and experiments supply a window into the partisan brain during periods of clash among social gathering identification and political attitudes. those experiences express that people commit cognitive assets to protecting their celebration identities opposed to dissonant suggestions, usually resorting to complicated justifications. even though, while cognitive assets are inadequate, those defenses holiday down and partisans are pressured to regulate their identities to mirror disagreements. furthermore, concepts of civic responsibility can stimulate responsiveness motivation to the purpose that it overwhelms partisan motivation, best members to regulate their identities to mirror their disagreements.
In demonstrating the impact of competing causes, this ebook reconciles the 2 dominant theories of celebration id. instead of characterizing get together id as both a hugely sturdy affective attachment or a working tally of political reviews, it means that the character of get together id hinges at the interaction among the motivations that underlie it. even perhaps extra importantly, this e-book shifts the dialogue clear of partisan swap as opposed to balance to the normative implications of get together identity. whereas the polarization of yank politics should be exacerbating partisan biases, there's lots of explanation for desire. through easily making electorate' common emotions of civic accountability salient to them, those biases might be overcome.
By Robin D. G. Kelley
The Alabama Communist get together used to be made from operating humans with out a Euro-American radical political culture: devoutly spiritual and semiliterate black employees and sharecroppers, and a handful of whites, together with unemployed commercial staff, housewives, formative years, and renegade liberals. during this ebook, Robin D. G. Kelley unearths how the studies and identities of those humans from Alabama's farms, factories, mines, kitchens, and town streets formed the Party's strategies and precise political tradition. the outcome used to be a remarkably resilient flow solid in a racist global that had little tolerance for radicals.
After discussing the book's origins and impression in a brand new preface written for this twenty-fifth-anniversary variation, Kelley displays on what a militantly antiracist, radical circulate within the center of Dixie may well train modern social hobbies confronting rampant inequality, police violence, mass incarceration, and neoliberalism.
By Jennifer Gandhi
By Douglas Harris,Lonce Bailey
Will the trendy Republican get together have the capacity to persuade the yankee people who its regulations and positions are the fitting ones to steer the us? This booklet examines the prestige of the Republican celebration within the early twenty first century, considers the place it got here from, and predicts the place it is heading.
• provides pictures and different visible components that supplement the tale of the Republican Party
• presents scholarly observation and research on greater than 60 fundamental files that express scholars how the Republican celebration has developed over the a long time, in addition to the values, priorities, and political concepts of its present leadership
• features a bibliography containing books, media, and internet sites that directs readers to extra assets of information
By Ladislav Cabada,Vít Hloušek,Petr Jurek
The moment a part of the ebook is a political research of the major points relating to get together politics. First, the authors research the binds of political events to vast social techniques, utilizing the vintage theories of Giovanni Sartori and Stein Rokkan. subsequent, they proceed with the research of the operation of events inside governments, with a distinct concentrate on the construction of coalition governments, functioning of coalitions and coalition governance. final, a few defects are mirrored upon, in addition to unfinished methods regarding the short institution of political events within the zone, e.g., absence of establishment hyperlinks with social teams, excessive volatility, instability of events, etc.
By Horst Ehmke
Vereint sind hier wissenschaftliche Aufsätze und politische Referate von Horst Ehmke. Daß Wissenschaft und Politik entgegen einem guten alten deutschen Vorurteil zusammengehören, ist eine von Ehmkes Thesen.
Die verschiedenen Beiträge behandeln historische Fragen, institutionelle Probleme und politische Aufgaben. Alle beschäftigen sich mit fragwürdigen Aspekten deutscher Politik. Allen ist die Überzeugung gemeinsam, daß die Vernunft des Menschen sich zuallererst in der praktischen Gestaltung seiner eigenen Lebensverhältnisse zu bewähren hat, daß die moderne Industriegesellschaft und die moderne Demokratie Kunstwerke sind, die nur durch eine Politik der praktischen Vernunft erhalten und fortentwickelt werden können.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
By Kris Deschouwer
Party literature is essentially serious about the increase and luck of recent events and their results on occasion platforms and older events. This ebook, nonetheless, presents a invaluable and unique addition to such literature by means of examining what occurs to a celebration while it enters govt for the 1st time.
Leading individuals examine how those events, even if previous or new, switch whilst coming into govt by way of answering a collection of questions:
- How and why has their function changed?
- What are the results of switch?
- What explains the evolution from principled competition to dependable competition and finally to participation within the govt?
- Which features of the events might be held dependable?
- Which features of the events’ context will be introduced into the image?
- What were the results of the prestige swap on get together association, get together ideology and electoral effects?
Covering a variety of eu events reminiscent of the end vegetables, correct wing events (FN, Lega Nord and Alleanza Nazionale) and new events in Italy , The Netherlands and Sweden to call a couple of; this e-book could be of specific curiosity to students and scholars fascinated with social gathering structures, political events and comparative politics.
By Solon Simmons
Simmons charts the process American politics during the episodes of Meet the Press. at the air considering that 1945, Meet the Press presents an unheard of checklist of residing dialog in regards to the so much urgent problems with the day. In weekly discussions, the folks who without delay encouraged coverage and held the reins of strength in Washington set the political schedule for the rustic. hearing what those humans needed to say—and importantly how they acknowledged it—Meet the Press opens a window on how our political events became so divided and the way notions of equality have been misplaced within the process.
Telling the tale of the yank Century, Simmons investigates 4 subject matters that experience outlined politics and, in flip, debate on Meet the Press—war and international affairs, debt and taxation, race struggles, and sophistication and exertions relations—and demonstrates how political leaders have reworked those very important political matters into symbolic pawns as each one social gathering advocates for his or her personal knowing of liberty, even if freedom or tolerance. eventually, with The Eclipse of Equality, he appears to be like to convey again to the talk the query lurking within the shadows—how do we make sure the safeguard of a calm civil society and equality for all?
By A. Hadenius