Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6¼ x 9
978-1-4422-1144-5 • Paperback • March 2011 • $45.00 • (£35.00)
978-1-4422-1145-2 • eBook • March 2011 • $39.50 • (£30.00)
James W. Ceaser is professor of politics at the University of Virginia. Andrew E. Busch is professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. Together they have written Red Over Blue: The 2004 Elections and American Politics, The Perfect Tie: The True Story of the 2000 Election, Losing to Win: The 1996 Elections and American Politics, and Upside Down and Inside Out: The 1992 Elections and American Politics.John J. Pitney Jr. is professor of government at Claremont McKenna College.
Chapter One: The Scope and Meaning of the Democratic Victory
Chapter Two: George W. Bush: The Other Candidate
Chapter Three: The Republican Nomination Contest
Chapter Four: The Democratic Nomination Contest
Chapter Five: The General Election
Chapter Six: Congressional and State Elections
Chapter Seven: Conclusion: The Future of American Politics and Institutions
Here's a useful book...for all readers wishing to further understand the 2008 presidential campaign—and for those who think they already understand it! ...All readers will come away feeling as clearheaded as these writers, a tribute to their work.
— Library Journal, Starred Review
This is political science at its best. It is well-grounded in the scholarly literature fair and balanced, and will remain the authoritative account of the events and content of the election of 2008. A must read for any student of American elections.
— Dr. Melvin Kulbicki, York College of Pennsylvania
*Includes a special update on the 2010 midterm elections