Political party Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Political party.

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  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

1,470 words, approx. 5 pages
Political Parties Political parties played an important role in nineteenth-century America and ultimately had an impact on the secession of the Southern states and the Civil War (1861–1865). Th... Read more
5,841 words, approx. 20 pages
Political Party Systems Definitions Political parties have been defined both normatively, with respect to the preferences of the analyst, and descriptively, with respect to the activities in which par... Read more
2,741 words, approx. 10 pages
Political Parties Political parties are key institutions in contemporary democracies. As E. E. Schattschneider famously asserted more than half a century ago, "Modern democracy is unthinkable s... Read more
2,975 words, approx. 10 pages
Political Party Systems Parties do not exist in isolation, but rather relate to each other: hence, the notion of a "party system" that assumes, justifiably, the characteristics and behav... Read more