eBook Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412963885
  • ISBN-13: 9781412963886
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1070 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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The Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior covers virtually everything one would want to know about American political campaigns. With more than 450 entries, these two comprehensive volumes present a significant array topics of campaigns, elections and electoral behavior. The encyclopedia's diverse content shows that although the subject matter of campaigns, elections and electoral behavior is inherently related, each topic has a distinct focus.

Key Features

  • Presents topics in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner, intentionally avoiding unnecessary technical language Includes entries written by electoral behavior scholars from around the country
  • Focuses on American campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior but also provides a culturally and politically diverse perspective of American democratic practices and institutions
  • Offers a rich campaign history by looking at many colorful candidates, corrupt yet intriguing political machines, rapidly changing technologies, campaign organizations and strategies
  • Provides a description and scholarly analysis for all presidential elections, including state and general elections
  • Presents and simplifies complicated election laws that govern federal, state, and local elections
  • Examines various efforts throughout the decades to reform elections, especially from social upheaval and the resulting political realignments
  • Includes extensive electoral research into the development of political opinions, attitudes and ideologies in American voters