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Title The Trump phenomenon : how the politics of populism won in 2016 / by Peter Kivisto (Augustana College and St. Petersburg State University).
Imprint United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, 2017.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Series Society now
Society now.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 6, 2017).
Subject Trump, Donald, 1946-
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Trump, Donald, 1946-
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
Right and left (Political science) -- United States.
Political culture -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
United States.
Since 2000
Contents Front Cover; The Trump Phenomenon; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Democratic Culture and Civic Virtue; Character; Business Career; Political Worldview; Working the Binaries; 3. The Trump Voter: Labeling the Baskets; The Outcome; What Do Voters Know?; The Polarization of the Electorate; Who Voted for Trump?; Why Did Voters Support Trump?; At Last, Labeling the Baskets; 4. Institutional Openings to Authoritarianism; The Mass Media: Channels of Information and Disinformation; From the Party of Lincoln to the Party of the White Backlash.
The Southern Strategy and White NationalismThe Christian Right; Obama as a Double Threat to the Tea Party; Postscript; References; Index.
Summary On November 8, 2016, American voters elected Donald J. Trump to become the 45th President of the United States. Peter Kivisto analyses how this happened, focusing on who Trump is, who his supporters are, and the role of the media, right-wing Christians and the Republican Party in making Trump's victory possible. The book concludes with an analysis.
Other Title Print version: Kivisto, Peter. Trump Phenomenon : How the Politics of Cruelty Won in 2016. Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, ©2017 9781787143685