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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 110.00
This book provides an analytical guide to the modern political campaign, chronologically covering key federal, state, and local campaign laws, election commission rules, and the court decisions interpreting them. more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 19.95
The Tea Party showed its strength in the 2010 mid-terms. Despite the opposition of leading Republicans like Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, and Lindsey Graham, 140 Tea Party candidates ran for Congress. Of the sixty House seats which moved from Democratic to Republican control, twenty-eight were won by Tea Party candidates. At the movement?s height, 29 percent... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In the Spring of 2009, the Tea Party emerged onto the American political scene. In the wake of Obama?s election, as commentators proclaimed the "death of conservatism," Tax Day rallies and Tea Party showdowns at congressional town hall meetings marked a new and unexpected chapter in American conservatism. Accessible to students and general readers,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Are Tea Party supporters merely a group of conservative citizens concerned about government spending? Or are they racists who refuse to accept Barack Obama as their president because he?s not white? Change They Can?t Believe In offers an alternative argument?that the Tea Party is driven by the reemergence of a reactionary movement in American politics... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 12.95
The United States today cries out for a robust, self-respecting, intellectually sophisticated left, yet the very idea of a left appears to have been discredited. In this brilliant new book, Eli Zaretsky rethinks the idea by examining three key moments in American history: the Civil War, the New Deal and the range of New Left movements in the 1960s... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 28.00
Nicht nur der Wirtschafts- und Finanzsektor ist in den Vereinigten Staaten von Krisen geschüttelt. Auch die amerikanische Demokratie, das politische und gesellschaftliche System sowie das Gesundheits- und Bildungswesen zeigen schwere Krisensymptome. Führende Expertinnen und Experten ? darunter der Wirtschaftsnobelpreisträger Paul Krugman und die Philosophin... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 61.63
Dieser Band befasst sich mit der Messung und der theoretischen Interpretation des Zeitpunkts der Wahlentscheidung. Hierzu wird eine Theorie des Entscheidungsprozesses entwickelt, die eine Synthese von bislang disparaten Forschungsergebnissen herstellt. Zwei Ergebnisse sind hervorzuheben: Erstens lässt sich keine deutliche Zunahme später Wahlentscheidungen... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Commentators, especially since the Democratic party reforms following 1968, have expressed serious concerns about the role of party activists in the American political system. Have they become so concerned with ideological purity that they are unable to nominate strong candidates? Are activists loyal only to particular interest groups, with little... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95
Stephen K. Medvic?s Campaigns and Elections addresses two distinct but related aspects of American electoral democracy?both the processes that constitute campaigns and elections and the players who are involved. In addition to this balanced coverage on process and actors, it also gives equal billing to both campaigns and elections, and to contests... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
How do parties respond to the electorate and craft winning strategies? In the abstract parties are the vehicles to make democracy work, but it is often difficult to see the process working as well as we think it might. Indeed, voters often struggle to see parties as the valuable vehicles of representation that so many academics describe. There is... more...