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Conflict and Consensus in American Politics

by Stephen J. Wayne

  • 138 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • U.S. - Contemporary Politics,
  • U.S. Government (General),
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Government - General,
  • Politics and government,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7783933M
    ISBN 100534249922
    ISBN 109780534249922
    OCLC/WorldCa70845910

    of politics."'8 Thus, even now, dissent is a risk tantamount to conflict, and consensus is, by implication, the unproblematic norm. Indeed, I contend that Habermas's acute focus on consensus and failure to value dissent has deeper, long-standing and enduring roots in . "A smart, thoughtful, and interesting book, full of insightful details and empirical findings. Too often, pundits exaggerate the significance of partisan differences and minimize the depth of political consensus that permeates American politics. Political observers casually use .

    Entdecken Sie "Conflict and Consensus in American Politics, Election Update" von CTI Reviews und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. Facts is your complete guide to Conflict and Consensus in American Politics, Election Update. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts gives you all the. The American consensus, as Murray Clark Havens defines it, emphasizes a set of values and procedures that most Americans, since the adoption of the Constitution, have accepted in principle: religious tolerance, individual freedom in intellectual and cultural matters, the importance of education and intellectual effort, settlement of internal.

      This book offers a fresh view of postwar British politics, very much at odds to the dominant view in contemporary scholarship. The author argues that postwar British politics, up to and including the Blair Government, can be largely characterised in terms of continuity and a gradual evolution from a period of conflict over the primary aims of government strategy to one of recent relative.   When first published in , Godfrey Hodgson’s America in Our Time won immediate recognition as a major interpretive study of the postwar era. In The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered, leading scholars—including Hodgson himself—confront his long-standing theory that a “liberal consensus” shaped the United States after World War essays offer new insights into the era Pages:


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Conflict and Consensus in American Politics by Stephen J. Wayne Download PDF EPUB FB2

CONFLICT AND CONSENSUS IN AMERICAN POLITICS uses its titled theme to underscore both real life politics as well as the theory behind how American Politics is supposed to work. The book's organizational framework, as well as features in each chapter, makes these connections clear to students of American Government and offer, therefore, an 3/5(1).

The first explicit statement of the consensus position, in fact, had come from the left-leaning Richard Hofstadter, in his book The American Political Tradition (). The main body of the book consisted of iconoclastic biographical sketches of major figures in American political history: Thomas Jefferson was “The Aristocrat as Democrat.

CONFLICT AND CONSENSUS IN AMERICAN POLITICS uses its titled theme to underscore both the theory of American Politics as well as real life application of theory.

The book's organizational framework, as well as features in each chapter, makes these connections clear to students of American Government and offer, therefore, an accurate and positive /5(3).

CONFLICT AND CONSENSUS IN AMERICAN POLITICS uses its titled theme to underscore both the theory of American Politics as well as real life application of theory. The book's organizational framework, as well as features in each chapter, makes these connections clear to students of American Government and offer, therefore, an accurate and positive Author: Stephen J.

Wayne, G. Calvin Mackenzie, Richard Cole. Consensus decision-making is a group decision making process that seeks the consent of all sus may be defined professionally as an acceptable resolution, one that can be supported, even if not the "favourite" of each sus is defined by Merriam-Webster as, first, general agreement, and second, group solidarity of belief or sentiment.

Consensus history is a term used to define a style of American historiography and classify a group of historians who emphasize the basic unity of American values and the American national character and downplay conflicts, especially conflicts along class lines, as superficial and lacking in complexity.

The term originated with historian John Higham, who coined it in a article in. CONFLICT AND CONSENSUS IN AMERICAN POLITICS uses its titled theme to underscore both real life politics as well as the theory behind how American Politics is supposed to work. The book's organizational framework, as well as features in each chapter, makes these Price: $ The first of two volumes of Seymour Martin Lipsit's major papers deals with social and political conflict and, to a lesser extent, the way in which value systems and political institutions maintain order and consensus.

Together these papers expound Lipset's thesis that, although all complex societies are characterized by a high degree of internal tension and conflict, consensual institutions 5/5(1).

Read the full-text online edition of Consensus, Conflict, and American Historians (). Full access to this book and o more; Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles Conflict within Consensus: Party Politics PART THREE. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

"An exceptionally fine collection that distills the very latest writing on midtwentieth-century U.S. politics and society."--Gareth Davies, author of From Opportunity to Entitlement: The Transformation and Decline of Great Society Liberalism "Offers a diverse mix of interpretations that demonstrate how this era was often marked by intense political and cultural by: 2.

5 Creating Consensus. Since political conflict never disappears, the problems of creating and sustaining consensus are ongoing.

One source of consensus is the development of mutual trust among political actors through incremental steps of cooperation (Axelrod ). Another is the incorporation of previously disadvantaged groups into the polity.

This chapter examines the role of culture in American politics. It begins by asking, is there a distinctive American political culture. and exploring three answers: Yes, the traditional American culture (known as the American creed) is still going strong; no, the American creed has faded; and, finally, traditional accounts of American political culture were myths conconted by the powerful.

Book Description This book offers a fresh view of postwar British politics, very much at odds to the dominant view in contemporary scholarship.

The author argues that postwar British politics, up to and including the Blair Government, can be largely characterised in terms of continuity and a gradual evolution from a period of conflict over the.

International affairs professor Dov Waxman thinks otherwise. In his new book, "Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel," Waxman argues that American Jewish disagreement about and discontent with Israel “is not just a reaction to events six thousand miles away in Israel and Palestine,” but rather “reflects broader shifts in the American Jewish community.”Author: Raphael Magarik.

3 The analysis of these and related tendencies associated with the American party system is ably set forth in Herring, Pendleton, The Politics of Democracy (New York, ), p. and passim. Also, Burns, James M., Congress on Trial: The Legislative Process and the Administrative State (New York, ), by: Conflict Amid Consensus in American Trade Policy Martha L.

Gibson Americans have witnessed inconsistent and seemingly dramatic turnabouts in legislators' attitudes toward trade, with strong bipartisan support for free trade and the Uruguay Round in one instant and heated debate over participation in the World Trade Organization the next.

- G. Pope Atkins, Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy, and recently Research Fellow, Institute for Latin American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin "Cooperation, Conflict and Consensus in the Organization of American States provides an excellent overview and analysis of the OAS and U.S.-Latin American : Palgrave Macmillan US.

Traces developments in American education from its inception in colonial days when the public schools were intended to be "above politics, free of contamination produced by political controversy, disagreement, and discord." Discusses the current state of education, with stress on Cited by: Primordialist and constructivist authors have debated the nature of ethnicity “as such” and therefore failed to explain why its characteristics vary so dramatically across cases, displaying different degrees of social closure, political salience, cultural distinctiveness and historical stability.

This chapter introduces a multi-level process theory to understand how these characteristics. Politics is the process by which leaders are selected and policy decisions are made and executed.

It involves people and groups, both inside and outside of government, engaged in deliberation and debate, disagreement and conflict, cooperation and consensus, and power struggles. Book Description. American Government and Politics in the Information Age is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution.

This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative.

This text is a comprehensive introduction to the vital subject of.Intense political conflict has always been with us and is profoundly American, a lesson David Moss drives home in his new book, "Democracy: A Case Study." Harvard .