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  • noun Plural form of ideopolis.


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  • After the 2000 election, John Judis and Ruy Teixeira published a book arguing that Democrats would build a majority based on nonwhite and Hispanic voters, shifts in the suburbs, and strength among professionals concentrated in “ideopolises” like the Research Triangle in North Carolina.

    Prediction Accountability « Gerry Canavan 2008

  • Judis and Teixeira advised that it would be necessary for Democrats to achieve a new synthesis "that retains support among the white working class, but also builds support among college-educated professionals and others in America's burgeoning ideopolises." [page 143]

    The Magic Words 2005

  • In his 2002 book, The Emerging Democratic Majority, co-authored with John B. Judis, Teixeira predicted that demographic shifts would favor Democrats within a decade, as populations move away from rural areas and into postindustrial metropolises, or ideopolises.

    The Magic Words 2005


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