Transforming American Politics Series

Campaigns and Elections American Style

James A. Thurber, Candice J. Nelson

Fourth Edition • July 30, 2013 • 352 pages

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With new and revised essays throughout, Campaigns and Elections American Style provides a real education in practical campaign politics. In the fourth edition, academics and campaign professionals explain how campaign themes and strategies are developed and communicated, the changes in campaign tactics as a result of changing technology, new techniques…

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The Parties Respond: Changes in American Parties and Campaigns

Mark Brewer, L. Sandy Maisel

Fifth Edition • August 7, 2012 • 392 pages

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As a survey of the most current and significant issues affecting party politics in the United States, The Parties Respond has become a standard for reference and college course use.

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Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell

Jason A. Johnson

First Edition • August 1, 2011 • 320 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell examines the differences between how political science theory suggests campaigns should be run and how political consultants actually run campaigns. In the wake of consultants who effortlessly move from campaigners to policymakers, the dearth of knowledge about the attitudes, beliefs, and strategies…

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Republican Ascendancy in Southern U.S. House Elections

Seth C. McKee

First Edition • August 1, 2009 • 272 pages

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Tremendous transformation marks the last three decades of American politics, and nowhere has this change been as distinctive and penetrating as in the American South. After 120 consecutive years of minority status, the rapid ascendancy of Southern House Republicans in the 1990s has reshaped the contours of contemporary American politics:…

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Money in the House: Campaign Funds and Congressional Party Politics

Marian Currinder

First Edition • August 1, 2008 • 256 pages

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Money in the House provides a compelling look at how the drive to raise campaign money has come to dominate congressional party politics. Author Marian Currinder examines the rise of member-to-member and member-to-party giving as part of a broader process that encourages ambitious House members to compete for power by…

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American Voter Turnout: An Institutional Perspective

David Hill

First Edition • December 13, 2005 • 192 pages

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Using a combination of existing and original research, this new text provides a simple explanation for the low turnout in American elections: rather than creating an environment conducive to participation, the institutional arrangements that govern structure participation, representation, and actual governance in the United States create an environment that discourages…

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The Congressional Experience

David E. Price

Third Edition • August 1, 2004 • 352 pages

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Congressman David Price proves he is uniquely qualified to guide us through the labyrinth of rules, roles, and representatives that is Congress.

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