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Political parties

  • Campaigning to the New American Electorateby Marisa Abrajano

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    This is one of the first research endeavors to systematically compare the content of Spanish and English language campaign ads over an extended period of time (2000-2004) and across a variety of elections (Presidential, Congressional and Gubernatorial). Not only does it examine the way in which politicians have communicated to the nation's two largest... more...

  • The Southern Strategy Revisitedby Joseph A. Aistrup

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    The 1994 elections represented a watershed year for southern Republicans. For the first time since Reconstruction, they gained control of a majority of national seats and governorships. Yet, despite these impressive gains, southern Republicans control only three of twenty-two state legislative chambers and 37 percent of state legislative seats. Joseph... more...

  • Firing Backby Todd Akin

    WND Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    In Firing Back , six-term Congressman Todd Akin describes in eye-opening detail what it is like to be an unapologetic conservative in a town dominated by media bullies, back-room bosses, and liberals of either party. Although he tried to be a loyal Republican, Akin's first allegiance was always to the Constitution and his conservative principles.... more...

  • Grand Illusionby Theresa Amato

    The New Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    As the national campaign manager for Ralph Nader?s historic runs for president in 2000 and 2004, Theresa Amato had a rare ringside role in two of the most hotly contested presidential elections this country has seen. In Grand Illusion, she gives us a witty, thoughtful critique of the American electoral system, as well as a powerful argument for opening... more...

  • Populism and Politicsby Peter H. Argersinger

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This study focuses attention of the People's party which existed for a short time in the 1890s. Despite its brief existence the party and the movement that brought it into being had a lasting effect on American politics and society. Populism originally developed outside the political system because the system had proved incapable of responding to... more...

  • Political Campaigns and Political Advertising: A Media Literacy Guideby Frank Baker

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    Examining political campaigns and political advertising through the analytical lens of media literacy, this well-illustrated and timely handbook guides readers through the maze of blandishments and spin that is the hallmark of the modern political campaign. It dissects the persuasive strategies embedded in the political messages we encounter every... more...

  • U.S. Election Campaigns: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Thomas Baldino; Kyle Kreider

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 110.00

    While the media and the public tend to focus on the personalities and foibles of the candidates and the horse-race elements of political campaigns, election outcomes often depend as much on the rules that limit candidates' activities and advertising as on the candidates' platforms and personal appeal. How much money may candidates raise? From whom... more...

  • Legislative Learningby Timothy J. Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Barnett shows how political environments can produce legislators who place a premium on their policy-making goals through a nuanced exploration of factors undergirding member perceptions, policy ambitions, class cohesion, and legislative learning. more...

  • Selling Our Death Masksby Yesenia Barragan

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash? more...

  • Historical Dictionary of United States Political Partiesby Jr. Harold F. Bass

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 144.99

    The second edition of Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties addresses the historical development, organization, operation, and leadership of the parties, as well as their broader environment. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries addressing... more...