The Two-Party System in the United States


To many, bipartisanship is a fundamental aspect of American democracy: it is designed to allow voters of differing political beliefs to find a political party that most closely conforms to their values. However, in a 2015 poll, 43 percent of Americans identified with neither party, preferring to be politically independent. Is the two-party system essential to American politics? What part does it play in our electoral and political systems? Growing concerns about political polarization and bipartisanship's role in it have also come to light. This volume explores the various perspectives about the future of American democracy.

ISBN Number
9781534503892
Trim Size
6" x 9"
Binding Type
Library Bound
Number of Pages
200
List Price
$53.03
30% Discount Price
$37.12
Author
Publisher
Rosen (Greenhaven)
Copyright Date
2019
Reading Level
10-12