Politics, Parties, and Elections in America

Politics, Parties, and Elections in America

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POLITICS, PARTIES, AND ELECTIONS IN AMERICA, Seventh Edition, is filled with the latest research on what political parties do, how they are organized, how party leaders behave, the functions of political parties and their limitations, the unique features of American political parties, and the impact of political parties within the American political system. It provides balanced, up-to-date coverage of the political parties and the realities of political life. Included in this new edition are discussions about the 2008 nomination contest between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, the realities of current campaign finance, the use of technology during campaigns, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Of course, one reason that primary contests do not consistently result in general election losses is that primary ... Candidates learn valuable lessons about what works and what does not work in the course of campaigning, and candidates who have survived intense primary fights are ... The institutionalization of the direct primary as the principal method of nominating state and congressional candidates inanbsp;...

Title:Politics, Parties, and Elections in America
Author:Brian Schaffner
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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