Campaign

Campaign "Crises": Detours on the Road to Congress

by R. Sam Garrett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588266710

ISBN-13: 9781588266712

Pub. Date: 10/28/2009

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Sam Garrett explores the dynamic process of electioneering by focusing on the insights and activities of political professionals: the consultants, party officials, staff, and others who make a career out of campaigning. As his analysis makes clear, how these experts handle crises - be they real, imagined, or manufactured by or for the competition - often shapes

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Overview

Sam Garrett explores the dynamic process of electioneering by focusing on the insights and activities of political professionals: the consultants, party officials, staff, and others who make a career out of campaigning. As his analysis makes clear, how these experts handle crises - be they real, imagined, or manufactured by or for the competition - often shapes electoral outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588266712
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures

1 Campaigns, Crises, and Modern US Politics

2 What Crises Are and Why They Matter

3 Campaign Leadership and Strategy During Crises

4 Recognizing and Creating Crises: The Cleland-Chambliss Race

5 An Environment of Crisis: The Torricelli-Forrester-Lautenberg Race

6 A Crisis of Epic Proportions: The Wellstone-Coleman-Mondale Race

7 Subtle Crises and Fair Fights: The Cantwell-Gorton Race

8 Conclusion

Methodological Appendix

References

Index

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