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Year of Obama, The: How Barack Obama Won the White Housee, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Larry J. Sabato

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 22, 2009

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Best-selling author Larry J. Sabato once again brings together the nation's most perceptive analysts and shrewdest observers of American politics to analyze our most recent election:  the historic election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States.

 

This revealing new book by Larry Sabato and his team of experts contains exciting coverage and trenchant commentary on the most stunning election of our time.  Peeling back the layers of the political, social, and demographic trends that helped thrust Barack Obama into the Oval Office, the authors of this book toss aside conventional wisdom about 2008 and substitute thoughtful, deeper - and until now, ignored - interpretations of the events and environment that elected our new president.

Table of Contents

       Introduction

          Larry Sabato

 

1.    Conventions: The Significance of an American Institution

        Justin Sizemore

 

2.    The Election of Our Lifetime

          Larry Sabato

 

3.     From Republican Lock to Republican Lockout

           Rhodes Cook

 

4.    How Obama Won and What It Means

          Alan Abramowitz

 

5.    The Congressional and Gubernatorial Candidates

          Bruce Larson

 

6.    The Impact of Federal Election Law in 2008

          Michael Toner

 

7.    Media in the 2008 Election:  21st Century Campaign

          Diana Owen

 

8.    The New Media Environment and the 2008 Election

          Jeff Gulati

 

9.    New Technology and the 2008 Election

          Michael Cornfield

 

10.  Did the Rules Decide?

         Alex Theodoridis

 

         Conclusion

          Susan MacManus

    

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$8.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-75776-3