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Evaluating campaign quality : can the electoral process be improved?

Author: Louis Sandy Maisel; Darrell M West; Brett M Clifton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Communication, society, and politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For a number of years, voters and academic observers have been dissatisfied with a number of elements of American campaigns. Contemporary races are seen as too negative, too superficial, and too unfair or misleading. Based on these complaints, a variety of reform organizations have targeted millions of dollars to improve the situation. Through their efforts and those within the academic community, a wide range of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Sandy Maisel; Darrell M West; Brett M Clifton
ISBN: 9780521877299 0521877296 9780521700825 0521700825
OCLC Number: 77048166
Description: xiv, 155 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Campaign reformers : optimists, skeptics, and rejectionists --
Dissemination of campaign practices --
Impact on campaign conduct --
Impact on campaign discourse --
Impact on public responses --
Improving the system --
Appendices: A. Data and methodology --
B. Public opinion survey --
C. Consultant survey --
D. Focus group protocol.
Series Title: Communication, society, and politics.
Responsibility: L. Sandy Maisel, Darrell M. West, Brett M. Clifton.

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Argues for a different approach to campaign conduct and political discourse in American elections.  Read more...
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"Maisel, West and Clifton present a thorough, multi-faceted, and ultimately highly sobering assessment of campaign reform. Campaign quality might be improved with systemic change that fundamentally Read more...

 
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