The President and the Parties
The Transformation of the American Party System since the New Deal
Sidney M. Milkis
Table of Contents
I. The Presidency and Party Politics in the New Deal Era
2. The Roots of New Deal Reform
3. Whose Party is It? The Transformation of the Democratic Party
4. The Limits of Party Government: The "Conservative Coalition" and the "Purge" Campaign of 1938
5. Administrative Reform and the Displacement of Party Politics: Reflections on the "Third New Deal"
6. The Significance of Partial Success: The Executive Reorganization Act of 1939 and the Creation of the Modern Presidency
II. The New Deal Legacy for the Presidency and the Party System
7. Programmatic Liberalism After Roosevelt: Executive Administration and the Transcendence of Partisan Politics
8. The Twilight of the Modern Presidency: The Troubled Times and Institutional Legacy of Lyndon Johnson
9. The Republican Challenge and the Reshaping of Programmatic Liberalism
10. The New Deal Legacy and Reagan "Revolution"
11. Divided Government and the Administrative Constitution
12. Conclusion: Whither the Administrative Republic?