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Elections

  • Why Don't Americans Vote? Causes and Consequencesby Bridgett A. King; Kathleen Hale

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    Elections not only determine who will fill an office; they have a lot to say about how the democratic process works?or doesn't work?in 21st-century America. This fascinating book sheds light on that question by focusing on factors that currently shape elections and political participation in the United States. It covers issues that are consistently... more...

  • The 103rd Ballotby Robert Keith Murray

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 7.49

    A fascinating political narrative, analyzing the chaotic1924 Democratic Convention that left the Democratic Party divided for years in its wake?with striking parallels to this summer's upcoming Democratic Convention, which will determine the Democratic candidate for the 2016 election for president of the United States. Divided over the contentious... more...

  • My Turnby Doug Henwood

    Seven Stories Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    Hillary Clinton is running for the presidency with a message of hope and change. But, as Doug Henwood makes clear in this concise, devastating indictment, little trust can be placed in her campaign promises. Rigorously reviewing her record, Henwood shows how Clinton's positions on key issues have always blown with the breeze of expediency, though generally... more...

  • Presidential Debatesby Alan Schroeder

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    With its keen observations, diligent research, and insider revelations, Alan Schroeder?s popular, big-picture history explores the phenomenon of American presidential debates like no other volume. From pundits to political operatives, debate moderators to the viewing public, Schroeder examines how the various stakeholders make and experience this... more...

  • Miami and the Siege of Chicagoby Norman Mailer

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 18.00

      Praise for Miami and the Siege of Chicago   ?For historians who wish for the presence of a world-class literary witness at crucial moments in history, Mailer in Miami and Chicago was heaven-sent.? ?Michael Beschloss, The Washington Post   ?Extraordinary . . . Mailer [predicted that] ?we will be fighting for forty years.? He got... more...

  • Campaign Financeby Robert E. Mutch

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    Campaign Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know? explains the laws, regulations, and court decisions surrounding campaign finance, and asks how they fit into the larger debate about how we want our democracy to work. more...

  • Women in Presidential Cabinetsby Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon; Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Are women in presidential cabinets new political players or do they adopt the same strategies as the men who traditionally run government? Once in office, are they treated equally, and are they as effective as their male counterparts? Using data from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and the US, Women in Presidential Cabinet s provides evidence... more...

  • Handbuch Rechtsextremismusby Fabian Virchow; Martin Langebach; Alexander Häusler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 69.99

    Dieses Handbuch bietet den umfassenden und systematischen Wissensstand zum Rechtsextremismus. Im ersten Band werden alle Aspekte des Rechtsextremismus verständlich und auf dem neuesten Forschungsstand analysiert. Der zweite Band beschäftigt sich mit den praktischen Fragen im Umgang mit rechtsextremistischen Gruppen, Parteien und Einstellungen. more...

  • Descriptive Electionsby Jeanette Morehouse Mendez; Rebekah Herrick

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book presents a theory of descriptive elections that posits that mixed-gender elections see higher voter turnout and voter engagement (lower alienation and indifference and higher interest) as well as greater discussion of campaign issues. They test this theory by examining congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative races and find that... more...

  • Votes, Parties, and Seatsby Vani Borooah

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    'This starkly lucid and timely book absorbs the nuances of the largest festival ? the elections ? of the world's largest democracy. Hailing from a political family, the author conveys his passion and knowledge on the intricacies, as well as the heat and dust of his national fête. All data and events have been methodically examined in this absorbing... more...