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Published: 25 January 2022

372 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197603512

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What Happened to the Vital Center?

Presidentialism, Populist Revolt, and the Fracturing of America

Nicholas Jacobs and Sidney Milkis

  • Provides a long historical view of populism, party politics, and the growth of presidential power
  • Traces the joining of executive power and movement politics over the past six decades
  • Argues for a a reconstituted party system rather than greater presidential power

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