Hollow Mandates: American Public Opinion And The Conservative Shift, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Hollow Mandates

American Public Opinion And The Conservative Shift, 1st Edition

By Howard J. Gold

Routledge

214 pages

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Description

Examining American public opinion from the Johnson administration through the Reagan years, this book uncovers the true nature of American public opinion, showing that, in fact, the American public has not embraced a conservative ideology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Conservative Shift 2. Defining Conservatism in the United States 3. Changing Campaign Rhetoric 4. Changes in Policy 5. Issue Preferences and Ideological Symbols 6. Assessments of the Political Parties 7. Generational Change and the Conservative Shift 8. The Rise of De Facto Conservatism 9. Conclusion: Leading with the Right

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General