Conservatism and the Republican Party

But this book also tracks the emerging divisions within the conservative movement, tendencies toward extremism, growing hostility toward governing, and breakdown of the American political system -- most vividly demonstrated by the Trump ...

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Conservatism and the Republican Party
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Geoffrey Kabaservice
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05 - Publisher: What Everyone Needs to Know (H

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The 2016 elections gave the Republican Party control of both houses Congress and the presidency -- a level of dominance the party had experienced for only six years out of the previous eight decades. Combined with the GOP's
The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Theda Skocpol, Vanessa Williamson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this penetrating new study, Skocpol of Harvard University, one of today's leading political scientists, and co-author Williamson go beyond the inevitable photos of protesters in tricorn hats and knee breeches to provide a nuanced portrait of the Tea Party. What they find is sometimes surprising.
The Roots of Modern Conservatism
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Michael Bowen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-26 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Between 1944 and 1953, a power struggle emerged between New York governor Thomas Dewey and U.S. senator Robert Taft of Ohio that threatened to split the Republican Party. In The Roots of Modern Conservatism, Michael Bowen reveals how this two-man battle for control of the GOP--and the Republican presidential nomination--escalated
Is the Republican Party Destroying Itself?
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Thomas E Patterson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-24 - Publisher:

Is the Republican Party Destroying Itself? explores five traps that the Republican Party has set for itself and endanger its future. The traps vary in lethality but, together, they could cripple the party for a generation or more. One trap is its steady movement to the right, which has distanced
Social Conservatives and Party Politics in Canada and the United States
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: James Farney
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-04 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

The strength of the Tea Party and Religious Right in the United States, alongside the Harper Conservatives’ stance on same-sex marriage and religious freedom in Canada, has many asking whether social conservatism has come to define the right wing of North American politics. In this timely and penetrating book, James