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Gillespie, J. David, 1944-
Challengers to duopoly : why third parties matter in American two-party politics / J. David Gillespie
Rev. ed
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JK2261 .G55 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Third parties (United States politics) -- History
Political participation -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- Politics and government
Physical Description xiii, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents Duopoly and its challengers -- Protecting major-party turf -- On the outside, looking in -- Constitutionalists, Greens, and Libertarians -- The early years : short-lived parties before 1860 -- Union, reform, and class : short-lived parties, 1860-1908 -- Thunder left and right : short-lived parties, 1912-1960s -- George Wallace and beyond : short-lived parties, 1968 and after -- The new independents : the Anderson and Perot movements -- Taking the less-traveled road : women, African Americans, Latinos -- Doctrinal parties 1 : the Socialists and Communists -- Doctrinal parties 2 : the Neo-Nazis -- State/local significant others -- Looking back, looking ahead : the third-party legacy and the future -- Appendix 1: Web sites of nonmajor parties and related information sources -- Appendix 2: Minor-party and independent candidates receiving more than 1 percent of popular vote for President -- Appendix 3: Candidates and votes for President, 2008 -- Appendix 4: Third-party and independent gubernatorial popular elections
Summary "An overview of third parties in the American political system"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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