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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00
Emphasizing the major electoral reforms since 2000, this second edition of Campaign and Election Reform investigates the development of the American electoral system from colonial times to the present. It chronicles efforts to expand suffrage, reform campaign financing, and prevent vote fraud, and traces the development of election technology from... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
At first glance, campaign finance reform looks like a good idea. McCain-Feingold, for instance, regulates campaigns by prohibiting national political parties from accepting soft money contributions from corporations, labor unions, and wealthy individuals. But are such measures, or any of the numerous and similarly restrictive proposals that have... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 28.00
The Electoral College has played an important role in presidential politics since our nation?s founding, but surprisingly little information exists about precisely how it affects campaign strategy. Daron R. Shaw, a scholar who also worked as a strategist in both Bush-Cheney campaigns, has written the first book to go inside the past two presidential... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
Unconventional Wisdom offers a novel yet highly accessible synthesis of what we know about American voters and elections. It not only provides an integrated overview of the central themes in American politics--parties, polarization, turnout, partisan bias, campaign effects, swing voters, the gender gap, and the youth vote--but it also upends many... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2001; US$ 92.00
A data-rich historical picture of American elections and the American electorate, from 1789 to the present. A Statistical History of the American Electorate adds a new, never explored dimension to study of the nations political system. Rusk has examined thousands of pieces of information and masses of historical and contemporary numerical data... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39
Image Bite Politics is the first book to systematically assess the visual presentation of presidential candidates in network news coverage of elections and to connect these visual images with shifts in public opinion. Presenting the results of a comprehensive visual analysis of general election news from 1992-2004, encompassing four presidential... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 39.00
In November 2000, when the now-infamous "butterfly ballot" confused crucial Florida voters during a hotly contested presidential race, the importance of well-designed ballots to a functioning democracy caught the nation's attention. Recognizing that our entire voting process?from registering to vote to following instructions at the polling place?can... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
On the night of the 2000 presidential election, Americans sat riveted in front of their televisions as polling results divided the nation's map into red and blue states. Since then the color divide has become a symbol of a culture war that thrives on stereotypes--pickup-driving red-state Republicans who vote based on God, guns, and gays; and elitist,... more...