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Parties are more likely to form coalitions with groups that are like them and show loyalty, but not those that are rich.

Victor, Jennifer Nicoll (2017) Parties are more likely to form coalitions with groups that are like them and show loyalty, but not those that are rich. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (13 Mar 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Forming coalitions with interested groups is an integral part of the American political system. But how do parties decide who to include in their coalition? In new research which uses the transcripts of Democratic Party policy platform hearings, Jennifer Nicoll Victor finds that groups which are closer to the party ideologically, and who show loyalty, are more likely to be brought into the Democrats’ coalition.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 08:25
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76051

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