PECULIARITIES OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN THE USA IN 2016
The article is devoted to the presidential elections in the USA last year. The sociological analysis of the main results of these elections and those changes taking place in American electoral processes is carried out. Analyzing the results of these elections the author uses the net approach, the theory of the resource dependence and the conception of social classes. The conclusions about the beginning of washing out of stable political coalitions in the American political system and the formation of a new political situation in this country are drawn.
Authors: А. A. Soldatov
Direction: Sociological Research
Keywords: Presidential elections, political market, the USA, political culture, communication, nuclear electorate
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