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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Have campaign finance reform laws actually worked? Is money less influential in electing candidates today than it was thirty years ago when legislation was first enacted? Absolutely not, argues Rodney A. Smith in this passionately written, fact-filled, and provocative book. According to Smith, the laws have had exactly the opposite of their intended... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This book helps identify and explain how the new federal campaign finance rules changed the way campaigns were run and paid for in 2012, along with shifting the balance of power from political parties to third-party interest groups. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Through the analyses in Competitive Elections and Democracy in America , Evans demonstrates that competitive elections have lasting effects on voters that go beyond just the length of a campaign. Her research reinforces the vital role that political competition plays in modern democracies, and offers a careful evaluation of how and why competitive... 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 keys... more...
- Springer 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 2013; US$ 39.95
The 2012 American elections were highly competitive, with the unusually close partisan balance making the elections an opportunity for each of the two major parties. This book assembles leading political scientists and political journalists to explain the 2012 election results and their implications for America?s future. In addition to assessing... more...
- Velocity Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A controversial presentation of how new elections laws and practices--PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and related mechanisms--are allowing a handful of rich, anonymous individuals to buy elections and effectively deny Americans their most basic right under the Constitution: the right to cast a democratic vote. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This unusual volume seeks to accomplish three related goals: * to assess the extent and limits of media power in election campaigns * to extend the concept of media agenda-setting to include the contributions of powerful news sources in the process of election agenda formation * to evaluate the impact of national system variables (differences... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.95
Conquest, Famine, War, Death ? the four horsemen are coming, in the form of the national debt, widespread dependence on government, turmoil in the Middle East, and the expansion of the bureaucratic state. In Obama?s Four Horsemen , syndicated columnist David Harsanyi takes a provocative look at how the Obama Administration allowed four big problems... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Examining a sample of congressional campaigns waged during the 2010 election provides readers with an account of how Republicans were able to take back control of the House of Representatives and make significant gains in the Senate, with Democrats unable to stem this tide. Adkins and Dulio provide a clear explanation of the macro trends in this election... more...