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Title The new political culture / edited by Terry Nichols Clark and Vincent Hoffmann-Martinot ; with assistance from Mark Gromala
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 298 pages) : illustrations
Series Urban policy challenges
Urban policy challenges.
Contents Overview of the book / Terry Nichols Clark -- The new political cultural : changing dynamics of support for the welfare state and other policies in postindustrial societies / Terry Nichols Clark and Ronald Inglehart -- Is there really a new political culture : evidence from major historical developments of recent decades / Terry Nichols Clark -- Assessing the new political culture by comparing cities around the world / Terry Nichols Clark [and others] -- Urban political parties : role and transformations / Vincent Hoffmann-Martinot -- Transformations in policy preferences of local officials / Oscar Gabriel [and others] -- Toward a one-dimensional ideological culture? Evidence from Swiss local parties / Hans Geser -- Citizen preferences for local growth controls : trends in U.S. suburban support for a new political culture movement / Mark Baldassare
Summary The New Political culture, which began to take shape in the 1970s, continues to challenge many assumptions of traditional politics, especially on issues of environmentalism, growth management, gay rights, and abortion. Concerned mostly with home, consumption, and lifestyle, the New Politics emerges fully in cities with more highly educated citizens, higher incomes, and more high-tech service occupations. Leadership does not come from parties, unions, or ethnic groups but rather shifts from issue to issue: leaders on abortion are distinct from leaders on environmental issues. Based on data gath
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-298)
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Subject Political culture.
Right and left (Political science)
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Terry Nichols, 1940-
Gromala, Mark.
Hoffmann-Martinot, Vincent.
LC no. 98159745
ISBN 0429975783