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Conventional wisdom and american elections : exploding myths, exploring misconceptions /

Autor: Baumgartner, Jody C.
Pié de imprenta: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016.
Descripción: xvi, 237 p.
ISBN: 9781442254893.
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Contenido: Part I: Voters. 1. As Moderates Go, So Goes the Nation? The Reality about the Decisive "Independent" and "Swing Voter". 2. Data-Crunching Wizards: The New Masters of the Campaign Universe? What "Big" Data Can and Cannot Do for Campaigns. 3. Democracy in Crisis? Myths and MIsunderstandings about Voter Turnout and Election Fraud. Part II: Campaigns. 4. End of the Two-Party System? The Myth of the Rise of Third Parties. 5. Buying Elections? Misconceptions about Campaign Finance and the Citizens United Case. 6. The Veepstakes: Balancing the Ticket and Other Myths about the Significance of Vice Presidential Selection. 7. Myth or Reality? Presidential Campaigns Have Become Nastier. 8. Ratings, Ratings, Ratings: Common Misconceptions about Media Bias. 9. Game Changers? Misconceptions about the Significance of Presidential Debates. 10. Science or Voodoo? Misconceptions about National Election Polls. Part III: Elections Outcomes and Their Aftermath 11. May the Best Man Win? The Misconception of Competitive Congressional ELections. 12. "The American People Have Spoken"... Or Have They? The Myth of the Presidential Mandate.
List(s) this item appears in: SOLICITUD 2017 1721101 PREG.RELACIONES INTERN.Y ESTUDIOS POLITI
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Part I: Voters. 1. As Moderates Go, So Goes the Nation? The Reality about the Decisive "Independent" and "Swing Voter". 2. Data-Crunching Wizards: The New Masters of the Campaign Universe? What "Big" Data Can and Cannot Do for Campaigns. 3. Democracy in Crisis? Myths and MIsunderstandings about Voter Turnout and Election Fraud. Part II: Campaigns. 4. End of the Two-Party System? The Myth of the Rise of Third Parties. 5. Buying Elections? Misconceptions about Campaign Finance and the Citizens United Case. 6. The Veepstakes: Balancing the Ticket and Other Myths about the Significance of Vice Presidential Selection. 7. Myth or Reality? Presidential Campaigns Have Become Nastier. 8. Ratings, Ratings, Ratings: Common Misconceptions about Media Bias. 9. Game Changers? Misconceptions about the Significance of Presidential Debates. 10. Science or Voodoo? Misconceptions about National Election Polls. Part III: Elections Outcomes and Their Aftermath 11. May the Best Man Win? The Misconception of Competitive Congressional ELections. 12. "The American People Have Spoken"... Or Have They? The Myth of the Presidential Mandate.

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