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Citizen Politics In Post-industrial Societies

1st Edition

By Terry Nichols Clark, Michael Rempel


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The past several decades have seen profound changes in the political landscapes of advanced industrial societies. This volume assesses key political developments and links them to underlying socioeconomic and cultural forces. These forces include the growth of a well-educated middle class, the moderating of bipolar class divisions between wealthy c

Table of Contents

1 Overview of the Book, Part 1-Introduction, 2 Post-Industrial Politics: A Framework for Interpreting Citizen Politics Since the 1960s, Part 2-Cultural Shifts and Politics: Is Materialism Rising, Declining, or Both? Implications for Political Activism, 3 The Trend Toward Postmaterialist Values Continues, 4 American Youth Are Becoming More Materialistic, 5 The New Political Culture in Japan, Part 3-The New Middle Class Politics: What Is Special About the Politics of Professionals and Other Middle Class Persons?, 6 The Politics of Professionals in Five Advanced Industrial Societies, 7 Partisan Alignments of the "Old" and "New" Middle Classes in Post-Industrial America, Part 4-New Issues, Ideologies, and Cleavages: What Mobilizes Citizens?, 8 New Fiscal Populism: Innovations in Political Candidates and Campaigns in Illinois, 1956-1992, 9 Contemporary Ideological Cleavages in the United States, 10 The Social Origins of Feminism and Political Activism: Findings from Fourteen Countries

About the Authors

Terry Nichols Clark is professor of sociology at the University of Chicago and coordinator of the FAUI Project. Michael Rempel.

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