Presidential Elections: Strategies and Structures of American Politics (Hardcover)

Presidential Elections: Strategies and Structures of American Politics By Nelson W. Polsby, Aaron Wildavsky, Steven E. Schier Cover Image
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This classic text argues that the institutional rules of the presidential election process, in combination with the behavior of the mass electorate, structure the strategic choices faced by politicians. Thoroughly revised and updated, this 16th edition provides everything students need to know about presidential elections going into the 2024 cycle.

About the Author


Steven E. Schier is Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Carleton College. He is the author or editor of 23 books including The Trump Effect: Disruption and Its Consequences in US Politics and Government and Polarized: The Rise of Ideology in American Politics, both with R&L.David A. Hopkins is associate professor of political science at Boston College. He is the author of Red Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics (Cambridge University Press), and Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats (Oxford University Press). His political analysis has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Vox, and he is a contributing columnist at Bloomberg Opinion. Nelson W. Polsby was Heller Professor of Political Science and past Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught American politics for forty years. Aaron Wildavsky was Class of 1940 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and founding dean of Berkeley's Graduate (now Goldman) School of Public Policy.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781538183700
ISBN-10: 1538183706
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: July 26th, 2023
Pages: 328
Language: English