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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
An intriguing phenomenon in American electoral politics is the loss of seats by the president's party in midterm congressional elections. Between 1862 and 1990, the president's party lost seats in the House of Representatives in 32 of the 33 midterm elections. In his new study, James Campbell examines explanations for these midterm losses and explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
While frustration with various aspects of American democracy abound in the United States, there is little agreement over?or even understanding of?what kinds of changes would make the system more effective and increase political participation. Matthew J. Streb sheds much needed light on all the major concerns of the electoral process in this timely... more...
- Agate Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99
For 20 years, one of the most dynamic figures and accomplished leaders in American politics had never even been elected to a position of executive power. Then in early 2011, Rahm Emanuel won the election to become the mayor of Chicago, supplanting Richard M. Daley, who had been firmly entrenched in the role before Emanuel even emerged on the national... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
The book provides timely analyses of overarching themes (voting laws, campaign finance and redistricting) from the 2012 campaign cycle as well as case studies of important 2012 congressional races. Collectively the concepts and cases will give college undergraduate students a compelling narrative explanation of America?s electoral process and the... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 99.00
Manfred G. Schmidt ist einer der führenden Politikwissenschaftler Europas. Drei Themen bilden Schwerpunkte in seinem reichhaltigen Werk. Machen Parteien einen Unterschied für das staatliche Handeln? Diese Frage bildet den ersten Schwerpunkt seines Schaffens: In welchen Politikbereichen und unter welchen Bedingungen schlägt sich die Regierungsbeteiligung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States. Since 2010, the judiciary has decided that corporations and labor unions may freely spend in American elections, and that so-called "Super PACs" can accept unlimited contributions from private citizens for the purpose of buying... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 23.99
Prominent elections scholar and political commentator Larry J. Sabato brings together respected journalists and experts from across the political spectrum to examine every facet of the midterm election results and the implication for the 2016 election cycle. more...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 35.50
The 2010 Pennsylvania Senate election provided high drama from the earliest days of its primary campaigns right through Election Day. After long-time incumbent Arlen Specter was eliminated, the race boiled down to two fresh faces?Pat Toomey and Joe Sestak. Their battle constitutes a microcosm of the political divide that characterizes contemporary... more...