Polysci6 - Collapse of New Deal Politics ± What factors...

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1 Political Parties in the United States Basic Features of the Party System What are political parties? H d th l t l l i th U it d How do the electoral rules in the United States influence political parties? Duverger’s Law and its consequences. The tendency towards two parties . Professional politicians. Why Create Political Parties? Why did the Framers fear political parties? Three conceptions of political parties. Parties as endogenous institutions. What kinds of collective action problems do political parties solve?
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2 Foundations of the Modern Party System Mass-based organizations and political machines . What were the two key reforms of the Progressive Era? A Democratic realignment and the New Deal coalition : Key tenets of the New Deal?
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Unformatted text preview: Collapse of New Deal Politics ± What factors caused the demise of the New Deal coalition? ± The 1968 Democratic convention and the McGovern-Fraser Report . ± Split-ticket voting and the prominence of divided government . Political Parties in Texas ± Why did Democrats historically dominate Texas politics? ± Presidential Republicans and the demise of the Democratic coalition. ± John Tower and Bill Clements ± Realigning Texas politics? 3 The Road Goes on Forever and the Party. .. ± Ronald Reagan and the evolution of political coalitions. ± Political polarization and the enduring pull of partisanship . ± Service-oriented parties and campaign spending ....
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