The Case of the Missing Democrats

Campbell, Angus
July 1956
New Republic;7/2/56, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on the failure of the Democratic Party to win elections, in comparison to the Republican Party, in the U.S. Claim that 54 percent of the members of labor union families identify themselves as Democrats, which is a Democratic advantage; Association of the identification the Democratic Party with lower social status; Possible effects of a Democrat's feeling of serious conflict between his party attachment and the surrounding social pressures, on his political image; Disadvantages of the Democratic Party to mobilize its political strength.


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