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We Shocked the World: A Case Study Of Jesse Ventura's Election As Governor of Minnesota describes the election of Jesse Ventura as Minnesota's 38th Governor. Although the text focuses on Ventura's campaign strategy, the election and campaign are placed in the larger context of state politics and governance. This text provides students with in depth information about campaign strategies, funds, governing a state, and other government related topics. The use of Jesse Ventura's campaign process and style of governing as examples of America's Government makes this book a perfect supplement for any introductory American Government textbook.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Minnesota Politics: The Structural Factors of Ventura's Victory Chapter 2: The 1998 Gubernatorial Election: General Parameters and Venutra's Campaign Chapter 3: Who Voted and Why They Voted Chapter 4: The Minnesota Governor: Roles, Powers and Expectations Chapter 5: Governor Ventura: What Minnesotans Think of his Job Performance
Posted December 1, 2009
I always find Dr. Steven Wagner's work very enlightening and intellectually stimulating. This book is very well organized and beautifully written. I would recommend this book to anybody. Thank you Dr. Wagner.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.