1. Parties and Politics in America. 2. The Party Battle in America. 3. Characteristics of the American Party System. 4. Party Organizations. 5. Nominations for State and Congressional Offices. 6. Presidential Nominating Politics. 7. Political Parties and the Voters. 8. The General Election: Campaign Finance and Campaign Strategy. 9. Parties in the Government. 10. Political Parties: Important and Resurgent.
About the Author
Brian F. Schaffner is an associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his PhD from Indiana University; and his research on political parties, voting behavior, and the media has been published in the AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY, PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY, LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY, and POLITICAL COMMUNICATION.