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- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Edited by Bill LofyPolitics the Wellstone Way offers a comprehensive set of strategies to help progressives channel energy into winning issue-based and electoral campaigns. From the school board all the way to the White House, Politics the Wellstone Way instructs people on becoming better organizers, candidates, campaign workers, and citizen activists,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
During the 2008 elections, nowhere was change more anticipated than in the House and Senate. Going into Election Day, most analysts predicted a large majority of Democratic wins in both chambers. However, while many Republicans lost and Democrats came away with a clear majority, some of the most vulnerable managed to hang on and win reelection. Cases... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 41.95
After Barack Obama?s historic 2008 victory, Democrats were riding high. But a number of tough fights on policy initiatives, coupled with an economy struggling to recover, put Democrats in a difficult position leading up to the 2010 congressional elections. With nearly all the electoral gains Democrats made during 2006 and 2008 now lost and the House... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
The American National Election Studies (ANES) is the premier social science survey program devoted to voting and elections. Conducted during the presidential election years and midterm Congressional elections, the survey is based on interviews with voters and delves into why they make certain choices. In this edited volume, John Aldrich and Kathleen... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
"Don't talk to strangers" is the advice long given to children by parents of all classes and races. Today it has blossomed into a fundamental precept of civic education, reflecting interracial distrust, personal and political alienation, and a profound suspicion of others. In this powerful and eloquent essay, Danielle Allen, a 2002 MacArthur Fellow,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
Since the 2000 presidential election, the United States has been embroiled in debates about electronic voting. Critics say the new technologies invite tampering and fraud. Advocates say they enhance the accuracy of vote counts and make casting ballots easier--and ultimately foster greater political participation. Electronic Elections cuts through... more...
- Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 31.99
There is a growing realization that many of the problems afflicting American elections can be traced to the electoral system itself, in particular to our winner-take-all approach to electing officials. Douglas Amy demonstrates that switching to proportional representation elections -- the voting system used in most other Western democracies, by which... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 144.95
What does it take to build and sustain effective government institutions? What have we learnt about the attempts to design and redesign public sector institutions in different countries? What works and what doesn't, and why? This book intends to answer these questions and presents analytical tools essential in planning for institutional reform. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 29.99
In Votes For Women, Jean H. Baker has assembled an impressive collection of new scholarship on the struggle of American women for the suffrage. Each of the eleven essays illuminates some aspect of the long battle that lasted from the 1850s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in 1920. From the movement's antecedents in the minds of women like Mary... more...
Of the People, by the People, for the People: Documentary Record of Voting Rights and Electoral ReformABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 180.00
In this book, primary source documents, including Constitutional provisions, federal and state laws, and U.S. court decisions, explain our voting rights and show how the law governs disputed elections and electoral reforms. more...