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Election 2012: An American Government Supplement, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access 12th Edition

Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman, Kevin W. Hula

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Written by John Clark and Brian Schaffner, this web booklet addresses the 2012 congressional and presidential races with the most current analysis and references. Access via www.cengage.com/login.

Kenneth Janda, Northwestern University

Kenneth Janda is the Payson S. Wild Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Northwestern University. Dr. Janda has published extensively in comparative party politics, research methodology, and early use of computer technology in political science, for which he received awards from EDUCOM and support from Apple Computer. His APSA awards include the Samuel Eldersveld Lifetime Achievement Award (2000) and the Frank J. Goodnow Award for distinguished service to the profession and the association (2009). Dr. Janda and fellow author Jerry Goldman shared APSA technology awards in 1992 for IDEAlog, the computer program, and in 2005 for IDEAlog, the website.

Jeffrey M. Berry, Tufts University

Jeffrey M. Berry is the John Richard Skuse Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. He was an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, and received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Berry is a recipient of the APSA's Samuel Eldersveld Lifetime Achievement Award (2009) and numerous "best book" awards -- from the APSA for The Rebirth of Urban Democracy (1994), from the Policy Studies Organization for The New Liberalism (1999), from the APSA for A Voice for Nonprofits (2004), and from the APSA for Lobbying and Political Change (2009). His most recent book is The Outrage Industry: Political Opinion Media and the New Incivility (with Sarah Sobieraj).

Jerry Goldman, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Jerry Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Northwestern University. Dr. Goldman is the 2010 recipient of the first APSA/CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation in Political Science. He has received many other awards, including the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel for increasing the public's understanding of the law, the EDUCOM Medal, and the Roman & Littlefield Prize for Teaching Innovation. In 2012, Dr. Goldman made the Fastcase 50, "the fifty most interesting, provocative, and courageous leaders in the world of law, scholarship, and legal technology." Through the Oyez Project at oyez.org, which uses images, and audio to bring the Supreme Court alive, he has brought the U.S. Supreme Court closer to everyone.

Kevin W. Hula, Loyola University Maryland

Kevin W. Hula (Ph.D., Harvard 1994) is Associate Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland, where he teaches the introductory American Government course, as well as courses in the presidency, intelligence organizations, and interest groups. His research is in interest groups and the executive branch. He is author of Lobbying Together: Interest Group Coalitions in Legislative Politics, for which he received the Emerging Scholar Award from the APSA’s Political Organizations and Parties section.
  • This supplement uses an easy-to-understand format that walks students through the complete 2012 election process from start to finish.
  • NEW! Complete coverage of the campaigns and results of the 2012 presidential election.
  • Charts, graphs, and supporting facts give students an in-depth perspective of presidential and congressional campaigns.
  • Detailed analysis of current election outcomes encourages students to consider elections from different perspectives and at higher levels of thought.
1. Electoral Context in 2012.
2. Congressional Elections.
3. State Elections.
4. Overall Analysis of the 2012 Voting Patterns.
5. Impact of the 2012 Election.
6. Looking Ahead to 2012.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Election 2012: An American Government Supplement, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285420080
Written by John Clark and Brian Schaffner, this web booklet addresses the 2012 congressional and presidential races with the most current analysis and references. Access via www.cengage.com/login.

FOR STUDENTS

Election 2012: An American Government Supplement, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285420080
This 32-page election supplement uses real examples, graphic features and analyses of election outcomes to address the 2012 presidential race, from start to finish, and further students’ understanding of American politics.