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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The American cultural landscape has shifted considerably since the 1990s. As church attendance has declined, seculars have increased in number and in political involvement. The economy was supposed to be the most important issue in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but social issues such as gay rights and the status of women actually had a greater impact... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
Diese Einfuhrung wendet sich an Studierende der Politikwissenschaft, die sich mit dem politischen System der USA vertraut machen wollen. Das Buch vermittelt Grundwissen. Die Arbeitsweise der Institutionen (Kongress, Prasident und Supreme Court) wird vorgestellt und Politikprozesse werden erklart. Welche Rolle spielen Parteien und Interessenverbande... more...
- University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 19.95
Examines various constitutional crises the nation has experienced since Watergate. This title extends author's analysis to account for the developments in American politics, including those of the Clinton and Bush administrations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
The United States is experiencing remarkable demographic changes that are having an important impact on the American electorate. As the minority share of the voting-eligible population continues to grow, the political clout of non-Hispanic whites will further decline. The 2012 election demonstrated that the Democratic Party can secure an Electoral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20 th century as a means of breaking the hold of political "bosses" on the nomination of candidates. Yet now, many contend that primaries have become a means by which... more...
- HarperCollins 2004; US$ 12.99
The man who shook up American politics in 2000 -- and is doingso again in 2004 -- returns to hold both parties' feet to the fire with his straight talk about Bush, corporate government, and the whole political charade. Ralph Nader -- relentless activist, brilliant visionary -- may also be the most honest man we've got left in politics. And yet from... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
California's adoption of the blanket primary in 1996 presented a unique natural experiment on the impact that election rules have on politics. Billed as a measure that would increase voter participation and end ideological polarization, Proposition 198 placed California voters once again on the frontier of political reform. Employing a variety of data... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95
This book studies the current paradox within the voting literature on campaign contributions and legislative voting behavior. Specifically, while journalists and observers believe that the contributions significantly influence congressional votes, empirical evidence compiled by political scientists has generally failed to identify a systematic linkage... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95
Front-loading is the single most criticized feature of the American presidential selection process. This text addresses the front-loading problem, providing a comprehensive examination of the entire issue: what it is, when and why it was developed,and its consequences for the nomination process. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Since 1998, U.S. House incumbents have won a staggering 98 percent of their reelection races. Electoral competition is also low and in decline in most state and primary elections. The Marketplace of Democracy combines the resources of two eminent research organizations?the Brookings Institution and the Cato Institute?to address the startling lack... more...