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Political Parties

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Knut Heidar, Frank McDonough, Guy Alitto, Ellen Lovell Evans, Louis D. Hayes, Young Whan Kihl, K. C. Suri, Mark P. Jones, Mark P. Jones, and J. David Gillespie

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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[This entry includes ten subentries, an overview and discussions of political parties in Britain, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the United ... More
Political Parties and Civil Rights

Political Parties and Civil Rights   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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1,243 words

Civil rights have been a critical, often defining, issue for the Republican and Democratic parties. Party positions on civil rights

Political Parties

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William Lasser

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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Law
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841 words

have an ambiguous status in American constitutional law. On the one hand, they are essentially voluntary associations of citizens organized

Political parties

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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2003
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History, Regional and National History
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1,423 words

in Australia were among the earliest of the modern parties, defined as an organised force with a platform or doctrine

Parties

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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3,038 words

Political parties are often defined as organisations that enable like-minded people to act collectively in pursuit of common political goals‐although

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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History, Regional and National History
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1,359 words

first appeared in Ireland with the conflict between Whig and Tory, which spread into Ireland from around 1704 and

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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24 words

Group organized for the purpose of electing candidates to office and for promoting a particular set of political principles. See

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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2009
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Law
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547 words

Political parties are key actors in major constitutional events such as the formation of government and the conduct of elections.

Political parties

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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2007
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Law
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1,595 words

For more than a century, political parties have been dominant actors in Australian politics. Australia's parliamentary system of responsible government

Political Parties and Party Competition

Political Parties and Party Competition   Reference library

Kay Lawson

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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6,008 words

Although political parties play key roles in organizing the politics of the world, finding a definition that captures all of

party, political

party, political   Reference library

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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810 words

In democratic societies, parties are organizations that link actors in civil society to the formal structures of government. Political parties

Political Parties and Party Competition

Political Parties and Party Competition   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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3,744 words

Although political parties play key roles in organizing the politics of the world, finding a definition that captures all of

Political Parties.

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Joel H. Silbey

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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1,789 words
Influenced by the eighteenth century's classical republican intellectual tradition, America's founding fathers were hostile to political parties, believing them to be corrupt advocates of ... More
political parties in Congress

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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968 words

The authors of the U.S. Constitution hoped that the federal government could avoid political parties. They wanted a government run

Political Parties and Elections

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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2009
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Law, History
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5,314 words
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Elections, like many other areas of life, have become increasingly subject to legal processes and controls throughout American history. This

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