Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Campaigns & Elections: Rules, Reality, Strategy, Choice Paperback – October 20, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0393932621 ISBN-10: 0393932621 Edition: First Edition

16 New from $17.99 36 Used from $4.50
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$17.99 $4.50

Frequently Bought Together

Campaigns & Elections: Rules, Reality, Strategy, Choice + Air Wars, 6th Edition
Buy the selected items together
  • Air Wars, 6th Edition $40.44

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Alpha House Season 2
Co-produced by Jonathan Alter author of The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, Alpha House Season 2 premieres October 24th exclusively on Prime Instant Video. Learn more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition (October 20, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393932621
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393932621
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 6.3 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #268,550 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

John Sides (George Washington University) studies elections, political campaigns, voter behavior, and public opinion. His work has appeared in numerous major journals. He is a founder of and contributor to The Monkey Cage, a popular political science blog.

Daron Shaw (University of Texas at Austin) has written three books and many articles on political campaigns, voting behavior, and public opinion. He worked as a strategist in the 2000 and 2004 campaigns and serves on the national decision team for Fox News.

Matt Grossmann (Michigan State University) researches interest group representation and influence in the U.S., as well as the roles of consultants and advertising in campaigns. His publications include numerous journal articles, a forthcoming book on interest groups, and a guide to running local campaigns.

Keena Lipsitz’s (Queens College, CUNY) main field is American political behavior, and she has broader interests in democratic theory, public opinion, and media effects. She has authored or co-authored two scholarly books and several articles on how political campaigns affect voters.

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
5 star
3
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 4 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By dctravel on December 3, 2012
Format: Paperback
In Campaigns & Elections: Rules Reality, Strategy, Choice; John Sides, Daron Shaw, Matt Grossman, and Keena Kipsitz do an excellent job of examining the American electoral system from soup-to-nuts. Beginning with the founding principles of a representative democracy, they walk through the fundamentals of campaigns using the history of the American system, an examination of campaign finance, campaign strategies, and the role of political parties and interest groups and the media as lenses. Additionally, Sides et. al. provide an in-depth examination of the various levels (i.e., federal (presidential), congressional, state, and local) elections in the United States and examine electoral participation as well as possible reforms to the electoral system.

This book is ideal for undergraduate courses on elections or for anyone interested in the why behind the American electoral system. Personally, I used this book to help me write lectures for a class I taught on presidential elections. For that class, the chapter on presidential election process was, of course, very important, but so to was the information and analysis on campaign finance, campaign strategy, political parties, voters, and proposed reforms. I would not have been as successful in teaching the class without this volume.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By mtg fan on September 27, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I ordered a book, I got a book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Audery DePre on October 6, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Great condition!!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Chaoran Meng on September 3, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I would say the condition of the book is very good, not like a used book at all. It arrived on time and the price is low. Helpful to my class!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again