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The two majorities

the issue context of modern American politics

by Byron E. Shafer

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- United States,
    • Political participation -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-221) and index.

      StatementByron E. Shafer, William J.M. Claggett.
      SeriesInterpreting American politics
      ContributionsClaggett, William J. M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK2261 .S43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1117280M
      ISBN 100801850185, 0801850193
      LC Control Number94043426

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        Padraig O’Malley’s “The Two-State ­Delusion” is an impressive and frustrating book. It’s impressive because ­O’Malley, a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Boston who has written. Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities is a non-fiction book written by Birkbeck College, University of London professor Eric Kaufmann.

      With Insecure Majorities, Frances E. Lee offers a controversial new perspective on the rise of congressional party conflict, showing how the shift in competitive circumstances has had a profound impact on how Democrats and Republicans interact. For nearly half a century, Democrats were the majority party, usually maintaining control of the.   Hindu nationalism, White supremacism threaten to morally impoverish the two democracies After the mid 20th century, a democracy is not a proper democracy unless it safeguards minorities. And if the minorities are also poor, the protection becomes even more necessary.


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