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Crisis of Conservatism? – The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Joel D. Aberbach and Gillian Peele


This volume explores the problems facing the contemporary conservative movement and the Republican Party in the United States. The chapters analyze a range of issues confronting the American right, including the factionalism and fissures within its different strands and the policy and strategic dilemmas which its faces. They delineate the evolution of the conservative movement and its relationship with the Republican Party both in historical context and in the Bush years. The volume examines the potential for rebuilding the Republican Party and the congruence of elite and mass attitudes with c ... More

Keywords: contemporary conservative movement, Republican Party, American right, factionalism, policy dilemmas, strategic dilemmas, conservative movement, conservative coalition, religious right, women's groups, thinks tanks

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199764013
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joel D. Aberbach, editor
University of California-Los Angeles
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Gillian Peele, editor
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University
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