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Hofstadter, ix, viii. For an extensive discourse on defining ideology, see: John Gerring, “Ideology: A Definitional Analysis,” Political Research Quarterly 50:4 (Dec. 1997), 957–94. I adopt Gerring’s conclusion that “the definitional core of the concept consists of three intertwined attributes – coherence, differentiation, and stability. . ” Gerring, Party Ideologies in America, 1828–1996, 6. , Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 167. Woodrow Wilson, Congressional Government, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885); Wilson, “Cabinet Government in the United States,” International Review 7 (Aug.
Mansfield and Delba Winthrop (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 167. Woodrow Wilson, Congressional Government, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885); Wilson, “Cabinet Government in the United States,” International Review 7 (Aug. 1879). , E. David Cronon (Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill), 29–53. William Y. Elliott picked up where Wilson left off: Elliott, The Need for Constitutional Reform (New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill, 1935). 72 Contemporary studies have noted the lack of ideological conflict in the postWorld War II era, emphasizing the absence of intraparty ideological cohesion.