This volume introduces a new style of politics, the New Political Culture (NPC), which began in many countries in the 1970s. It defines new rules of the game for politics, challenging two older traditions: class politics and clientelism.
Table of Contents
Preface -- The New Political Culture: -- Overview of the Book -- The New Political Culture: Changing Dynamics of Support for the Welfare State and other Policies in Postindustrial Societies -- Where Has the New Political Culture Emerged and Why? -- Is There Really a New Political Culture? -- Assessing the New Political Culture by Comparing Cities Around the World -- How Hierarchies and Parties Specifically Redirect Politics and Policy Priorities -- Urban Political Parties: Role and Transformation -- Transformations in Policy Preferences of Local Officials -- Toward a One-Dimensional Ideological Culture? -- Citizen Preferences for Local Growth Controls: