The Changing Basis of Political Conflict in Advanced Western Democracies: The Politics of Identity in the United States, the Netherlands, and Belgium

  • Alan Arwine
  • Lawrence Mayer

Part of the Perspectives in Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Alan Arwine, Lawrence Mayer
    Pages 19-45
  3. Alan Arwine, Lawrence Mayer
    Pages 46-70
  4. Alan Arwine, Lawrence Mayer
    Pages 71-93
  5. Alan Arwine, Lawrence Mayer
    Pages 94-115
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 116-119

About this book


Political conflict in Western democracies has traditionally emerged from politics rooted in competing ideologies and interests. With the rise of politics of identity, political conflict is morphing as political parties align themselves with identities, rather than ideologies or interests.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Alan Arwine
    • 1
  • Lawrence Mayer
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of KansasUSA
  2. 2.Texas Tech UniversityUSA

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