Political realignment

Robert Mason*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Richard M. Nixon
EditorsMelvin Small
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781444340938
ISBN (Print)9781444330175
Publication statusPublished - 12 Apr 2011

Publication series

NameBlackwell Companions to American History

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Gould on Nixon, "...;skill and determination" and the new Republican majority
  • Nixon and a "new American majority," the "silent majority's" foreign-policy
  • Nixon's "law and order" rhetoric, playing its role
  • Nixon's political career, in the shadow of the Democrats' New Deal
  • political realignment
  • race, and Democrats' coalition, fostering of political change
  • realignment and the turning point, Nixon's victory in the three-way race
  • RN as transitional, conservatism on the lines of liberal decline
  • The Nixon years, and the concept of realignment
  • The Southern Strategy "...shifts in partisanship," and Watergate's restraint

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