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Campaign Strategy

Joan E. McLean

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about the campaigns of women candidates for public office. McLean proposes an agenda for future research analysing the effects of gender on campaign strategy ... More


The Glass Bead Game: Testing Game‐Theoretic Models of Politics

Hugh Ward

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

A summary explanation of rational choice theory, and its development in game theory, as a challenge to conventional social science theories. The example, demonstrating its application to the campaign ... More


The Race to 270: The Electoral College and the Campaign Strategies of 2000 and 2004

Daron R. Shaw

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226751337
eISBN:
9780226751368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226751368.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Electoral College has played an important role in presidential politics since America's founding, but surprisingly little information exists about precisely how it affects campaign strategy. This ... More


Running to the Right: Effects of Campaign Strategy on Mass Opinion and Behavior

Diana Mutz and Susanna Dilliplane

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the occasion of Republican John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as a vice-presidential running mate because this event signaled to many voters an abrupt change in McCain's ... More


Organizing, Strategizing, and Voting in Leadership Elections

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the strategies and campaign techniques of those seeking the party leadership and the considerations that drive the voting decisions of those making the choice. When the ... More


The Truth about Electoral College Strategies

in The Race to 270: The Electoral College and the Campaign Strategies of 2000 and 2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226751337
eISBN:
9780226751368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226751368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how Electoral College strategies affect presidential campaigning. What did these strategies look like in 2000 and 2004, and which factors drove their development? The chapter ... More


The Campaign against G4S: Globalizing Governance Struggles

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the Service Employees International Union's (SEIU) comprehensive campaign strategy to engage transnational corporations, i.e. negotiating with European CEOs, rather than ... More


Political parties and electoral politics

Geoffrey K. Roberts

in German Electoral Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069901
eISBN:
9781781701584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069901.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a look at three aspects of party participation in electoral politics, the first of which is the legislative and constitutional context where the parties exist, shape their ... More


Toward a Multiracial Democracy: The Jackson and Obama Contributions

Charles P. Henry

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the evolution of Blacks from voters to candidates following the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. It argues that there were two waves of Black electoral success. Focusing on ... More


Political Parties and Elections

MA Ngok

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of political parties and the electoral system in Hong Kong, and analyzes the problems that have confronted their development. It also reports the change from ... More


Campaign Time

Michael G. Miller

in Subsidizing Democracy: How Public Funding Changes Elections and How It Can Work in the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452277
eISBN:
9780801469527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452277.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how public funding changes the candidates' use of their time, in particular examining the increased time flexibility that candidates participating in public funding are able to ... More


Confounding Control

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 2010, communications offices still attempted to tamp down on messages misaligned with their own, and publicized those they preferred, but their ability to do so—or at least to do so overtly—was ... More


Mobilization in Multi-Level Systems

Sona N. Golder, Ignacio Lago, André Blais, Elisabeth Gidengil, and Thomas Gschwend

in Multi-Level Electoral Politics: Beyond the Second-Order Election Model

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198791539
eISBN:
9780191833915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791539.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Existing accounts of multi-level elections focus on voters rather than on political parties, but the multi-level arrangement also affects party strategies. Party elites base their voter mobilization ... More


The Discourse of Lynching

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

in American Lynching

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300181388
eISBN:
9780300184747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181388.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains the discourse of lynching, that is, the cultural narrative about lynching which emerged in the last two decades of the nineteenth century and became hegemonic thereafter. ... More


Introduction: Seeing Signs from Different Perspectives

Elaine Auyoung

in Politics on Display: Yard Signs and the Politicization of Social Spaces

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190926311
eISBN:
9780190926359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926311.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this introductory chapter, we highlight the distinctiveness of the campaign yard sign as a form of political participation that is public, communicative, and confrontational. In contrast with the ... More


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