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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use such divisive appeals? Who in the electorate is persuaded by these controversial issues? And what are the consequences for American democracy? In this provocative and engaging... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
In The Cavalier Presidency, Justin P. DePlato argues that executive emergency power undermines the normal processes of democratic republicanism and harms the rule of law. DePlato analyzes the theory of executive emergency power across a wide breadth of philosophical history and reviews seven U.S. presidencies, concluding that presidents are becoming... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart.? In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and late night talk shows with nearly every presidential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book examines the way social media changed how candidates campaigned in the 2008 US presidential election, how the media covered the election and how voters received information. It was originally published as a special issue of Mass Communication & Society . more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95
With Obama?s election to the presidency in 2008, many believed the United States had entered a new era: Obama came into office with high expectations that he would end the war in Iraq and initiate a new foreign policy that would reestablish American values and the United States? leadership role in the world. In this shattering new assessment, historian... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99
Analyses of the 2012 presidential election are already emerging, with various retrospectives, accounts, and predictions in the works. This volume includes some of the most recognized scholars in the field and innovative younger scholars who provide a fresh perspective on the election. It is a diverse and award winning group, including established... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
What elements of American political and rhetorical culture block the imagining?and thus, the electing?of a woman as president? Examining both major-party and third-party campaigns by women, including the 2008 campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, the authors of Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture identify the factors... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Pres. Jimmy Carter issued last-minute rules immediately before leaving the White House, creating frustration for the incoming Reagan Administration. As George W. Bush prepared to cede the Oval Office to Barack Obama almost three decades later, he ordered more than thirty last-minute policy changes, quickly finalizing the rules before the Obama Administration... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 29.99
This book places the 2010 elections in historical context and offers an explanation for the substantial gains made by the Republicans in Florida that year. It also discusses the voting behavior of the Florida electorate and the importance of national forces on state level elections. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99
This volume offers a unique and detailed examination of all stages of the 2012 presidential campaign, starting with the primaries and ending with post-election insights. Each chapter focuses on the campaign?s communication variables, including images, messages, and debates. Special attention is paid to the roles and functions of new technologies.... more...