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Now Available! New Directions in American Political Parties

New Directions in American Political Parties the first published book in our New Directions in American Politics series. This series presents carefully edited volumes covering key areas of study in the field of American politics and government. Each title provides a state-of-the-art overview of current trends in the field, with an eye toward cutting edge research made accessible for advanced undergraduate students.

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The volumes aim to engage students in some of the most recent scholarship, real-world controversies, and theoretical debates with the aim of getting students excited about the same issues that animate scholars. Forthcoming titles include: New Directions in Campaigns & Elections, New Directions in the American Presidency, New Directions in the Congressional Politics and New Directions in Public Opinion.

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  1. New Directions in American Political Parties

    Edited by Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    Our portraits of voters, their relationship to parties, and the behavior of elected party members have changed significantly within the last 10 to 15 years. Characterizations of dealignment and decreased importance of parties have been fairly rapidly replaced by a focus on party polarization....

    Published April 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Campaigns and Elections

    Edited by Stephen K. Medvic

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    The ground upon which campaigns and elections are contested has been shifting rapidly in the last decade. Radical and ongoing changes to the way elections are administered and campaigns are financed; new approaches to polling, campaign management and advertising, and voter mobilization; and recent...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. New Directions in the American Presidency

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    The study of the American presidency, both as a political institution and the men who have held the office, is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the American Presidency takes a current look at the various issues facing the...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge