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Controversies in Voting Behavior

Controversies in Voting Behavior

Fifth Edition
Edited by:
  • Richard G. Niemi - University of Rochester, USA
  • Herbert F. Weisberg - Ohio State University, USA
  • David Kimball - University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Elections | Political Behavior

August 2010 | 480 pages | CQ Press
Despite all that scholars have learned about voting behavior, significant questions persist. Controversies in Voting Behavior brings together the best scholarship and organizes it around five important debates that drive research in the field. This new edition features fifteen new selections, with many of these containing new or updated evidence added by the authors just for this volume. Section introductions establish useful context while guiding readers through conflicting interpretations that emerge across the chapters and in the academic literature.

Richard Gene Niemi

Richard G. Niemi is Don Alonzo Watson Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester, where he has taught for forty-five years and has served as department chair, associate dean for graduate studies, and interim dean. He earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1967. Professor Niemi has been a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Lund (Sweden) and at the University of Iowa. In 2007–2009 he was president of the American Political Science Association’s Section on State Politics and Policy. He is a foreign... More About Author

Herbert F. Weisberg

I am a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Ohio State University. My research and teaching interests include voting behavior, legislative behavior, and research methods, with a focus on survey research methods and scaling techniques. More About Author

David C. Kimball

Dr. Kimball has been the Professor of Management at Elms College in Chicopee, MA, for nearly three decades. He is the Chair of The Division of Business which includes majors in Accounting, Management, Marketing, Sport Management, and Health Care Management. Professor Kimball has taught Business Strategy courses at the undergraduate and at the MBA level. As a former employee in the old AT&T he is often interested in the mobile communications industry and the technology used in similar industries. Before entering the field of teaching full-time, Dr. Kimball also worked at Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company as a corporate trainer. At... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780872894679