1st Edition

The New Political Culture





ISBN 9780813366944
Published October 6, 1998 by Routledge
315 Pages

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Book Description

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:

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