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The Resource Quiet revolution : the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics, Byron E. Shafer

Quiet revolution : the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics, Byron E. Shafer

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Quiet revolution : the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics
Title
Quiet revolution
Title remainder
the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics
Statement of responsibility
Byron E. Shafer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Shafer, Byron E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK2317
LC item number
1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Presidents
  • Political participation
  • United States
Label
Quiet revolution : the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics, Byron E. Shafer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: The hidden struggle: reform politics, institutional change, and the circulation of elites, 1968-1972 -- pt. I. The politics of recommendation. The idea of a Reform Commission: the McCarthy campaign and the "mandate" ; A politics of party reform: the Humphrey campaign and the Party Structure Commission ; An institutionalized bias for reform politics: a statement of purpose and an Executive Committee ; The definition of party reform: the staff in Commission politics ; The internal debate on party reform: the Commissioners in Commission politics ; The content of the mandate: a final meeting and a reform text ; The meaning of the mandate: formal rules and practical effects ; The promulgation of party reform: compliance letters and a published report. pt. II. The politics of implementation. The mandate at the national level: the National Chairman and the Commission report ; The mandate at the state level: the state parties and the Commission report ; Reform as an ideology: the elections of 1970 and the functions of the mandate ; The politics of implementation writ small: Pennsylvania accepts reform ; The battle for official status: the preliminary call and the fate of the guidelines ; Climax on the national level: the National Committee and the triumph of the guidelines ; The debate over implementation: state compliance politics and national press analysis ; The National Party revisited: the final call and the triumph of the guidelines -- again ; The re-creation of reform: the Women's Caucus and demographic representation ; The re-creation of reform: the Party Structure Commission and proportionality ; Politics after reform: institutional change and the circulation of elites, 1972-1984 -- Appendix A. Summary of the Official guidelines of the Commission on Party Structure and Delegate Selection -- Appendix B. Roster of personal interviews
Control code
10270550
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 618 p.
Isbn
9780871547651
Lccn
83061130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Quiet revolution : the struggle for the Democratic Party and the shaping of post-reform politics, Byron E. Shafer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: The hidden struggle: reform politics, institutional change, and the circulation of elites, 1968-1972 -- pt. I. The politics of recommendation. The idea of a Reform Commission: the McCarthy campaign and the "mandate" ; A politics of party reform: the Humphrey campaign and the Party Structure Commission ; An institutionalized bias for reform politics: a statement of purpose and an Executive Committee ; The definition of party reform: the staff in Commission politics ; The internal debate on party reform: the Commissioners in Commission politics ; The content of the mandate: a final meeting and a reform text ; The meaning of the mandate: formal rules and practical effects ; The promulgation of party reform: compliance letters and a published report. pt. II. The politics of implementation. The mandate at the national level: the National Chairman and the Commission report ; The mandate at the state level: the state parties and the Commission report ; Reform as an ideology: the elections of 1970 and the functions of the mandate ; The politics of implementation writ small: Pennsylvania accepts reform ; The battle for official status: the preliminary call and the fate of the guidelines ; Climax on the national level: the National Committee and the triumph of the guidelines ; The debate over implementation: state compliance politics and national press analysis ; The National Party revisited: the final call and the triumph of the guidelines -- again ; The re-creation of reform: the Women's Caucus and demographic representation ; The re-creation of reform: the Party Structure Commission and proportionality ; Politics after reform: institutional change and the circulation of elites, 1972-1984 -- Appendix A. Summary of the Official guidelines of the Commission on Party Structure and Delegate Selection -- Appendix B. Roster of personal interviews
Control code
10270550
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 618 p.
Isbn
9780871547651
Lccn
83061130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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