Making Of The Presidential Candidates (2008) / Edition 1

Making Of The Presidential Candidates (2008) / Edition 1

by William G. Mayer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742547191

ISBN-13: 9780742547193

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Every four years since 1996, William G. Mayer edits a book of essays on the presidential nomination process. The book consists of 8 chapters, all on various aspects of that process, including the invisible primary, the Iowa caucuses, media coverage, television advertising, campaign finance, voting behavior, and the historical origins of the process. The book has

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Overview

Every four years since 1996, William G. Mayer edits a book of essays on the presidential nomination process. The book consists of 8 chapters, all on various aspects of that process, including the invisible primary, the Iowa caucuses, media coverage, television advertising, campaign finance, voting behavior, and the historical origins of the process. The book has two major objectives: to present a broad overview of the presidential nomination process through a detailed examination of some of its most significant components; and to showcase some of the most interesting work now being done on the politics of presidential selection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742547193
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
795,132
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Invisible Primary in Presidential Nominations, 1980-2004 Chapter 2 The Re-Emergence of the Iowa Caucuses: A New Trend, An Aberration, or a Useful Reminder? Chapter 3 How Television Covers the Presidential Nomination Process Chapter 4 Television Advertising During the Presidential Nomination Season Chapter 5 African Americans and the Presidential Nomination process Chapter 6 Presidential Nomination Finance in the Post-BCRA Era Chapter 7 Voting in the Presidential Primaries: Lessons from Three Decades of Exit Polls Chapter 8 What the Founders Intended: Another Look at the Origins of the American Presidential Selection Process

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