ISBN-10:
1442249730
ISBN-13:
9781442249738
Pub. Date:
10/15/2015
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process / Edition 7

Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process / Edition 7

by Mark D. Brewer, L. Sandy MaiselMark D. Brewer
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Overview

Written in a sharp and lively manner that will interest and engage students, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of parties and elections in the United States, including local, state, and national party organizations; American party history and party systems; state and local nominations, state and local elections, presidential nominations, and presidential elections. This new edition highlights information from the 2016 presidential election and the first year and a half of the Trump administration, while giving a practical look at elections through topics such as the media’s role in politics and campaign finance. Also new to the eighth edition is coverage of the continuing fallout of the 2008–2009 worldwide economic crisis, the failed Arab Spring, the upsurge of populism and the fragility of democracies, and the Nigerian elections.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442249738
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2015
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mark D. Brewer is professor of political science at the University of Maine. His research interests focus generally on political behavior, with specific research areas including partisanship and electoral behavior at the mass and elite levels, the linkages between public opinion and public policy, and the interactions that exist between religion and politics in the United States.

Table of Contents

1
Elections and Political Parties
2
American Political Parties and Party Organization
3
Voting and Other Forms of Political Participation
4
Organized Groups in the Political Process
5
Campaign Finance
6
State and Local Nominations
7
State and Local Elections
8
Presidential Nominations
9
Presidential Elections
10
The Media and the Electoral Process
11
Party in Government
12
The Role of Political Parties

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