Nov 21, 2018  
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

P S 5145 - American Political Parties and Interest Groups (3)


When Offered: Spring. Alternate years
An examination of the history, formation, and maintenance of American political parties and interest groups. Existing literature and the theoretical importance of these intermediaries in the political process will be evaluated. The roles of parties and interest groups as organizations, the roles they play in electoral politics, how they mobilize voters, and their roles in government will be examined.