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Understanding the Tea Party Movement - Nella Van Dyke

Understanding the Tea Party Movement

By: Nella Van Dyke (Editor), David S. Meyer (Editor)


Published: 1st March 2014
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Although there is a long history of conservative movements in America, the library of social movement studies leans heavily to the left. The Tea Party movement, its sudden emergence and its uncertain fate, provides a challenge to mainstream American politics. It also challenges scholars of social movements to reconcile this new movement with existing knowledge about social movements in America. Understanding the Tea Party Movement addresses these challenges by explaining why and how the movement emerged when it did, how it relates to earlier eruptions of conservative populism, and by raising critical questions about the movement's ultimate fate.

ISBN: 9781409465249
ISBN-10: 1409465241
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st March 2014
Edition Number: 1