Partisans, Nonpartisans, and the Antiwar Movement in the United States

  title={Partisans, Nonpartisans, and the Antiwar Movement in the United States},
  author={Michael T. Heaney and Fabio Guillermo Rojas},
  journal={American Politics Research},
  pages={431 - 464}
American social movements are often bitterly divided about whether their objectives are achieved better by working with one of the major political parties or by operating independently. These divisions are consequential for how social movements and political parties respond to one another. First, differing partisan attitudes shape the structure of activist networks, leading activists to join organizations with others who share their party loyalties or disloyalties. Second, partisan attitudes… 

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