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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 33.00
Saltman traces the evolution of voting technology in the USA, from voice to digital, highlighting how the antiquated systems in use today are a legacy of the industrial revolution of the Nineteenth-century and the early computer revolution of the 1950s and analyses the current day situation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.50
Is the cure for the ills of democracy more democracy? Is it possible to have too much democracy in a well-functioning government? What should an electoral democracy ideally look like? In this critical examination of the state of electoral democracy in the United States, Matthew Streb provides an analysis of the major debates that rage among... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95
Pundits have observed that if so many incumbents are returned to Congress to each election by such wide margins, perhaps we should look for ways to increase competitiveness ? a centerpiece to the American way of life ? through redistricting. Do competitive elections increase voter satisfaction? How does voting for a losing candidate affect voters?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00
At a time when campaign finance reform is widely viewed as synonymous with cleaning up Washington and promoting political equality, Bradley Smith, a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance reform, argues that all restriction on campaign giving should be eliminated. In Unfree Speech , he presents a bold, convincing argument for the repeal... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 54.05
This companion guide to the celebrated How Congress Works delivers a solid, broad-based introduction to how American voters elect their representatives. Historical perspective covers how the process has changed throughout our country's history, as one barrier to voting after another has fallen to pressure for wider suffrage. more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2007; US$ 425.50
For basic information on the electoral process, in-depth analysis on specific eras and issues, or anything in between, Guide to U.S. Elections satisfies the need. This renowned reference source includes in-depth historical coverage of every major aspect of federal and gubernatorial elections in the United States. Now infused with new data, analysis,... 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 26.95
Democracy in the States offers a 21st century agenda for election reform in America based on lessons learned in the fifty states. Combining accessibility and rigor, leading scholars of U.S. politics and elections examine the impact of reforms intended to increase the integrity, fairness, and responsiveness of the electoral system. While some of these... more...