The Politics of Congressional Elections (Classics in Political Science Series) / Edition 6

The Politics of Congressional Elections (Classics in Political Science Series) / Edition 6

by Gary C. Jacobson
     
 

The Fourth Edition of this authoritative and comprehensive account of congressional election politics spotlights the dramatic upheavals of the 1992 and 1994 elections. A synthesis of the latest scholarship and the author's original research, the text examines the context of House and Senate elections - demonstrating how campaigns and elections reflect deeper currents… See more details below

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The Fourth Edition of this authoritative and comprehensive account of congressional election politics spotlights the dramatic upheavals of the 1992 and 1994 elections. A synthesis of the latest scholarship and the author's original research, the text examines the context of House and Senate elections - demonstrating how campaigns and elections reflect deeper currents in American politics and shape Congressional government. Professor Jacobson focuses on the candidates, campaign finance, campaign strategy, voting behavior, and the role of national forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321100405
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Series:
Longman Classics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Context5
Ch. 3Congressional Candidates21
Ch. 4Congressional Campaigns57
Ch. 5Congressional Voters101
Ch. 6National Politics and Congressional Elections141
Ch. 7Elections and the Politics of Congress211
Ch. 8Representation, Responsibility, Impeachment Politics, and the Future of Congressional Elections237
Bibliography271
Index288

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