Yet parties have long been in decline, supplanted by media, money, interest
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Oct 21, 2010 ... In America, Europe and elsewhere, the era of tight affiliation to political ... Political
scientists disagree over the causes of the parties' decline.
Is the whole concept of political parties on the decline in the American political
scenario? Is the nation moving away from parties to personalities as elections ...
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Aug 27, 2012 ... For more than a century after the first convention of the modern Democratic Party
in 1832 and of the Republican Party in 1856, the national ...
Using indicators of the strength of party identification—or party attachment—as its
main analytical tool, it traces the development of partisanship in some 15 party ...
Feb 2, 2016 ... The decline of political party power ... Gallup found that only three major
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The Decline of American Political Parties: 1952-1984. By Martin P. Wattenberg. (
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