The promise of party in a polarized age

Political conflicts are not simply manufactured from thin air, Russell Muirhead argues. They originate in authentic disagreements over what constitutes the common welfare. The remedy is not for parties to just get along but to bring a skeptical sensibility to their own convictions and learn to disag...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Muirhead, Russell
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England Harvard University Press 2014, ©2014
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Collection: DeGruyter MPG Collection - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The party problem
  • The partisan threat
  • The partisan community
  • Reasonable partisans
  • Loyal partisans
  • The primary problem
  • Partisanship at home : the legislature
  • Partisanship beyond the legislature
  • Can the government govern?