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Author Hanna, Mary T., 1935-

Title Catholics and American politics / Mary T. Hanna.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1979.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  322.10973 H243C    Check Shelf
Description ix, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The leadership of the Catholic church : Political participation; attitudes towards changes in church concerns; reasons behind changes in church concerns; evaluations of the church's political influence; church organizations; church leadership structure; the problem of pluralism -- 2. The Catholics in congress : Self-consciousness in the capitol; the influence of Catholicism on elections and constituencies; awareness of changing church concerns; Catholic lobbying; the rise in Catholic membership; religious influence in the lives of Catholic politicians -- 3. The Catholic people : Demographics; ethnicity; religiosity; mobility; political partisanship and ideology; government activism and national problems; civil liberties; race; minority Catholics -- 4. A "Catholic" issue-- abortion : The institutional church; the Catholic people; Catholic political leaders.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 227-231.
Note Includes index.
Subject Catholics -- United States -- Political activity.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church.
Catholic Church -- United States -- Political activity.
ISBN 0674103254
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