Making Of The Presidential Candidates (2008) / Edition 1

Making Of The Presidential Candidates (2008) / Edition 1

by William G. Mayer, Andrew E. Busch, Marty Cohen, Stephen J. Farnsworth, Vincent L. Hutchings
     
 

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

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
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
The Invisible Primary in Presidential Nominations, 1980-2004   Marty Cohen   David Karol   Hans Noel   John Zaller     1
The Reemergence of the Iowa Caucuses: A New Trend, an Aberration, or a Useful Reminder?   Andrew E. Busch     39
How Television Covers the Presidential Nomination Process   Stephen J. Farnsworth   S. Robert Lichter     75
Television Advertising during the Presidential Nomination Season   Travis N. Ridout     99
African American Voters and the Presidential Nomination Process   Vincent L. Hutchings   LaFleur Stephens     119
Presidential Nomination Finance in the Post-BCRA Era   David B. Magleby   William G. Mayer     141
Voting in Presidential Primaries: What We Can Learn from Three Decades of Exit Polling   William G. Mayer     169
What the Founders Intended: Another Look at the Origins of the American Presidential Selection Process   William G. Mayer     203
Index     235
About the Contributors     245

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