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Election 2008 An American Government Supplement

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ISBN-10: 0495567485

ISBN-13: 9780495567486

Edition: 2009

Authors: John A. Clark, Brian F. Schaffner

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Your instructor selected ELECTION 2008: AN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT SUPPLEMENT to help you complete your understanding of the American election process. Walking you through the presidential and congressional campaigns, it details the complex election process from start to finish in an easy-to-understand format. This supplement also includes graphs, charts, facts, and analyses of election outcomes to further your understanding of American politics.
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132

John Clark is professor and chair of the Political Science Department at Western Michigan University. He received his PhD from Ohio State University in 1992. His research on political parties, elections, and southern politics has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, and POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY. Dr. Clark co-edited SOUTHERN POLITICAL PARTY ACTIVISTS (2005) and PARTY ORGANIZATION AND ACTIVISM IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH (1998), which won the 1999 V.O. Key Award as the best book on southern politics.

Brian F. Schaffner is an associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his PhD from Indiana University; and his research on political parties, voting behavior, and the media has been published in the AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY, PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY, LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY, and POLITICAL COMMUNICATION.

The Political Landscape in 2008
The Campaign for the Presidential Party Nominations
The General Election Campaign for President
The Battle for Control of Congress and the States
Looking Ahead