Nonvoters: America's No-Shows / Edition 1

Nonvoters: America's No-Shows / Edition 1

by Jack C. Doppelt, Ellen Shearer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761919015

ISBN-13: 9780761919018

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book addresses the issue of why 51.2% of the population of the USA failed to vote in the November 1996 presidential election. Through polls and studies conducted in the spring and summer of 1996, the contributors set out to answer the following questions: what were the 51.2 percent doing that day? Who are they? Why didn't they vote?

The results are

Overview

This book addresses the issue of why 51.2% of the population of the USA failed to vote in the November 1996 presidential election. Through polls and studies conducted in the spring and summer of 1996, the contributors set out to answer the following questions: what were the 51.2 percent doing that day? Who are they? Why didn't they vote?

The results are summarized into five types of nonvoters: doers, unplugged, irritable, don't knows and alienated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761919018
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Why Hear From Nonvoters?
The Conventional Wisdom about Nonvoters
Profiling America's Nonvoters
Their Voices
Doers
Unpluggeds
Irritables
Don't Knows
Alienateds
Can't Shows
Conclusion
American Democracy into the 21st Century

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