Pitchfork populism : ten political forces that shaped an election and continue to change America / Bradford R. Kane.
- Guilford, Connecticut : Prometheus Books, 
xix, 355 pages ; 24 cm
- Political culture -- United States.
National characteristics, American -- Political aspects.
Populism -- United States.
Demography -- Political aspects -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-.
Demography -- Political aspects.
Politics and government.
Presidents -- Election.
- Kane explores ten dynamics of American politics and society that played a role in the 2016 presidential election and continue to exert an influence on current politics. He examines both the present impact of the Trump presidency and the future trajectories of the trends that brought Trump to power. Some of these dynamics have deep historical roots, but he also considers the effect of changing demographics. Kane also discusses the role of the media, accountability, globalization, the future of bipartisanship, and more. -- adapted from jacket
- Preface: The 2016 wake-up call
Introduction: The PolitiQuake that is reshaping American politics
National identity : the expanding divide in our nation's split personality
Demographics : the current and emerging status of racial and ethnic tensions
Issues : the importance of policy and principles
Empowerment : the democratization of our political process
Media : the battle for truth and facts
Conduct : the era of increased transparency and accountability
Global economy : the evolving concerns over trade and globalization
Federalism : the tension between federal and state authority
Bipartisanship : the concurrent rise of partisanship and bipartisanship
Voter shifts : exposure of the real Trump and the impact on key Trump voters
Afterword: A message to fellow patriots who support Trump.
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Other format:
- Online version: Kane, Bradford R., 1960- author. Pitchfork populism.
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