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Reelection William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate

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ISBN-10: 0231115539

ISBN-13: 9780231115537

Edition: 2000

Authors: Hanes Walton, Robert A. Brown, Vincent L. Hutchings, Frederick C. Harris, Jr. Walton

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Covering all of Clinton's 21 elections to state and national offices, Hanes Walton Jr. explores one of the political success stories of the century, showing how Clinton's popularity in his Southern home has affected his national popularity.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Vincent L. Hutchings is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, where he is also Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies of the Institute for Social Research. His work has appeared in "American Sociological Review, American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Political Communication, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Communication", and "Legislative Studies" Quarterly.

Hanes Walton Jr. is professor of political science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has been a Guggenheim, Ford, and Rockefeller Fellow, and is the author of eleven previous books on elections, race, and African-American politics, including African-American Power and Politics(Columbia, 1997) and The Native-Son Presidential Candidate: The Carter Vote in Georgia.

Notes on a Native Son: A Foreword
Presidential Politics and the Native-Son Contextual Variable: A Prologue
Epistemology and the Native-Son Candidate
The Political Context of a Native-Son Candidate
The Arkansas Electorate
The African American Electorate
The Making of a Native-Son Candidate
The Congressional Vote for Clinton
The Attorney General Vote for Clinton
The Gubernatorial Vote for Clinton
The Southern Native-Son Presidential Candidate
The Presidential Vote for Clinton
The Regional Vote: Clinton and Carter
The Native-Son Candidate and the Democratic Party
The Democratic Party in Presidential Elections: The Native-Son Theory Revisited
Epilogue: Scandal, Public Support, and the Native-Son Variable
The Election Data: A Research Note