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Vital Statistics on American Politics 2013-2014
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Vital Statistics on American Politics 2013-2014



August 2013 | 472 pages | CQ Press
There is no other print source, online source, or Web search engine that provides the wide range and depth of insight found in Vital Statistics on American Politics.

Chapters are devoted to key subject areas such as elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the three branches of U.S. government, foreign, military, social and economic policy, and much more. For depth of information and ease of use, this volume is the best resource of its kind available and should be a key component of all academic and large public library collections.

 
Introduction and Acknowledgements
 
1 Elections and Political Parties
 
2 Campaign Finance and Political Action Committees
 
3 Public Opinion and Voting
 
4 The Media
 
5 Congress
 
6 The Presidency and Executive Branch
 
7 The Judiciary
 
8 Federalism
 
9 Foreign and Military Policy
 
10 Social Policy
 
11 Economic Policy
 
Appendix: Definitions of Regions
 
Guide to References for Political Statistics

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Harold Watkins Stanley

Harold W. Stanley is the Geurin-Pettus Distinguished Chair in American Politics and Political Economy at Southern Methodist University (SMU). In 1979, he joined the University of Rochester Department of Political Science and served as its chair from 1996 to 1999. Known as an expert in American national politics and electoral change in the South, Stanley currently serves as associate provost at SMU. More About Author

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

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ISBN: 9781452283265
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