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- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 60.00
In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the popular Marshall Plan, and calling for an end to segregation. In addition, he argued that domestic fascism--rather than international communism--posed... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 2.99
Why did Romney lose? How can Republicans win? In A Bad Day on the Romney Campaign , Gabriel Schoenfeld, a senior adviser to presidential nominee Mitt Romney for nearly two years, is the first insider to speak out about the failures of the 2012 campaign. Why did Romney lose? The book illuminates the chain of errors that ultimately contributed... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
When the May 2010 general election produced a hung parliament, Andrew Adonis and other senior Labour figures sat down for talks with the Liberal Democrat leadership to try to persuade them to govern Britain together in a Lib?Lab coalition. The talks ultimately resulted in failure for Labour, amid recriminations on both sides. Despite calls for him... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared that lobbyists would be forbidden from serving his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Though the courts have been extremely active in interpreting the rules of the electoral game, this role is misunderstood and understudied?as, in many cases, are the rules themselves. Law and Election Politics illustrates how election laws and electoral politics are intertwined, analyzing the rules of the game and some of the most important?and most... more...
- Velocity Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A controversial presentation of how new elections laws and practices--PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and related mechanisms--are allowing a handful of rich, anonymous individuals to buy elections and effectively deny Americans their most basic right under the Constitution: the right to cast a democratic vote. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 120.00
This book, consisting of original work by leading political historians, discusses changes in voting habits, examines how local and national issues impacted on elections, and assesses changes in parties' campaign strategies. Over 2,600 by-elections were held during this period - when electoral politics along recognisably modern lines were first... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 28.99
When the Fifteenth Amendment of 1870 granted African Americans the right to vote, it seemed as if a new era of political equality was at hand. Before long, however, white segregationists across the South counterattacked, driving their black countrymen from the polls through a combination of sheer terror and insidious devices such as complex literacy... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This book examines how parties negotiate coalition deals at the subnational level using the examples of Germany and Spain. In such multi-level settings, parties are present at various negotiation tables often having to make difficult choices about their role in the coalition and the relative merits of being in government over the opposition. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
This study presents 13 articles interrogating themes likely to impinge on India?s 15 th general elections in 2009. These were written following intense discussion between the contributors and use available data as well as original data and analysis. The significance of the analyses goes beyond how much these questions find place in the campaign,... more...