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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Competition seems to be an inevitable part of present-day elections in the United States. However, recent publications have debated whether we should encourage or discourage competitive elections. In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America , Heather Evans closely examines the debate over competition in elections and questions whether or not... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Smith and Powell have done excellent work building on their 2010 volume on campaign finance reform. No study of political communication and elections can be complete without understanding how the money flows, and this text provides an excellent foundation for understanding that. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
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 Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 19.99
Diese Einführung 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, Präsident und Supreme Court) wird vorgestellt und Politikprozesse werden erklärt. Welche Rolle spielen Parteien und Interessenverbände... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 19.95
This revised and expanded third edition extends Ostrom?s analysis to account for the most resent 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 40.00
The amount of money flowing through U.S. politics continues to astound. "While not all expenditures are reported," writes David Magleby, "our best estimate is that at least $8 billion was spent in the 2012 federal elections." In this essential volume, the latest in a quadrennial series dating back to 1960, Magleby and his colleagues reveal where all... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 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...