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Author Schoen, Douglas E., 1953-

Title Hopelessly divided [electronic resource] : the new crisis in American politics and what it means for 2012 and beyond / Douglas E. Schoen.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vi, 287 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- America on the brink -- The mainstream/political class divide -- The divide: a data portrait -- The great divide and the populist upsurge -- Left populism: principles and resurgence -- Hopes dashed: Obama and the left -- Right-wing populism: principles and resurgence -- George W. Bush and the right-wing implosion -- Independent voters: angry, volatile, and growing -- The power of money -- The K Street effect: how lobbyists have saturated public policy -- Redistricting, race, and the political class -- Conclusion: reform or fail.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political parties -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Divided government -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Two-party systems -- United States.
Right and left (Political science) -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Populism -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781442215238 (cloth alk. paper)
9781442215252 (e-book)

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