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From Mission to Electoral Strategy

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter operationalizes the grounded theoretical model discussed in the previous chapter with an empirical measurement of the various factors it focuses on. It explains the survey methodology ... More


Choosing Where to Focus

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the analysis from the previous chapter to the second dimension of advocacy and election: venue choice. This second half of the reflective electoral representation theory argues ... More


A Model of Immigrant-Serving Engagement

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter articulates a new model of electoral engagement for immigrant-serving nonprofits. In the political and financial landscape leading up to the 2012 election, nonprofits faced opportunities ... More


Elections and the Politics of Threats

Justin Buchler

in Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199759972
eISBN:
9780190252496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759972.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to present a new conceptual framework for thinking about modern US elections. The most common framework for thinking about modern US elections has ... More


Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections

Justin Buchler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199759972
eISBN:
9780190252496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conventional theories of elections hold that an election is analogous to a consumer product market. According to the market paradigm, voters are consumers, candidates are competing firms, and an ... More


Elections as Employment Mechanisms

Justin Buchler

in Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199759972
eISBN:
9780190252496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759972.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a new conceptual model for electoral theory based on employment. It argues that voters should be thought of as employers, candidates as job applicants, and elected officials as ... More


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