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100 1  Charnock, Emily J.,|eauthor. 
245 14 The rise of political action committees :|binterest group 
       electioneering and the transformation of American politics
       /|cEmily J. Charnock. 
264  1 New York, NY :|bOxford University Press,|c[2020] 
300    1 online resource (374 pages). 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Studies in postwar American political development 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction : going into politics -- Interests and 
       elections -- Pressure as prologue -- A tale of two leagues
       -- Electoral afterlives -- Introducing P.A.C. -- A labor-
       liberal constellation -- When business is not buisiness-
       like -- A tale of two PACs -- Conclusion : the House that 
       P.A.C. built. 
520    "This book explores the origins of Political Action 
       Committees (PACs) in the mid-20th Century and their impact
       on the American party system. It argues that PACs were 
       envisaged, from the outset, as tools for effecting 
       ideological change in the two main parties, thus helping 
       to foster the partisan polarization we see today. It shows
       how the very first PAC, created by the Congress of 
       Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1943, explicitly set out
       to liberalize the Democratic Party, by channeling campaign
       resources to liberal Democrats while trying to defeat 
       conservative Southern Democrats. This organizational model
       and strategy of "dynamic partisanship" subsequently 
       diffused through the interest group world - imitated first
       by other labor and liberal allies in the 1940s and '50s, 
       only to be adopted and inverted by business and 
       conservative groups in the late 1950s and early '60s. 
       Previously committed to the "conservative coalition" of 
       Southern Democrats and Northern Republicans, they came to 
       embrace a more partisan approach, and created new PACs to 
       help refashion the Republican Party into a conservative 
       counterweight. The Rise of Political Action locates this 
       PAC mobilization in the larger story of interest group 
       electioneering, which went from a rare and highly 
       controversial practice at the beginning of the 20th 
       Century to a ubiquitous phenomenon today. It also offers a
       fuller picture of PACs as far more than financial vehicles,
       but electoral innovators who pioneered strategies and 
       tactics that have come to pervade modern US campaigns, as 
       well as transform the American party system"--|cProvided 
       by publisher. 
588    Description based on online resource; title from digital 
       title page (viewed on August 28, 2020). 
650  0 Political action committees|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  0 Campaign funds|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  0 Lobbying|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  0 Pressure groups|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  7 Campaign funds.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00844844 
650  7 Lobbying.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01001123 
650  7 Political action committees.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01069184 
650  7 Pressure groups.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01075954 
651  7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aCharnock, Emily J..|tThe rise of 
       political action committees|dNew York, NY : Oxford 
       University Press, 2020.|z9780190075514|w(DLC)  2020006628 
830  0 Oxford studies in postwar American political development. 
990    Oxford University Press|bOxford Scholarship Online 
       Political Science|c2020-10-09|yAdded to collection 
       OUP.osoPoliSci|5OH1 
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