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 George W. Bush: A Faith‐Based Presidency

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although George W. Bush is not more personally devout than Woodrow Wilson or Jimmy Carter, religious issues have played an even more important role in his presidency than for any of his predecessors. ... More


Old Vinegar in a New Bottle: Vote Denial in the 2000 Presidential Election and Beyond

Charles L. Zelden

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes voting problems surrounding the 2000 presidential election that provided the margin of victory for George W. Bush over Al Gore. The chapter historicizes electoral intimidation ... More


Absentee voting: a comparative perspective

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the effects of postal voting, one of the favoured options for increasing participation. It reviews international experiences with absentee, or postal, voting in developed ... More


The Way Things Were

Elizabeth McKenna and Hahrie Han

in Groundbreakers: How Obama's 2.2 Million Volunteers Transformed Campaigning in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199394593
eISBN:
9780199394630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394593.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter places the Obama field campaign in historical context. Unlike previous campaigns, the Obama field model did not rely on the party infrastructure, outside vendors, or a last-minute ... More


Sequencing

Adam Moore

in Peacebuilding in Practice: Local Experience in Two Bosnian Towns

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451997
eISBN:
9780801469565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451997.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains how one would expect Mostar to be further along in the peacebuilding process given the head start it had over Brcko—but this was not the case. One reason for this anomaly ... More


“Blogs 1, CBS 0”: 60 Minutes and the Killian Memos Controversy

Matt Carlson

in On the Condition of Anonymity: Unnamed Sources and the Battle for Journalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035999
eISBN:
9780252093180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035999.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with 60 Minutes alleging that President Bush shirked National Guard duty in the 1970s in a story based on documents provided by an unnamed source. Immediately after it aired, ... More


Losing at Same-Sex Marriage: Rethinking Ballot Measure Tactics

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines changes in the tactics used by the LGBT movement in response to the passage of numerous statewide anti-gay ballot measures, such as Proposition 8 in California. The movement’s ... More


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