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Nelson, Candice J., 1949-
Grant Park : the democratization of presidential elections, 1968-2008 / Candice J. Nelson
Alternate Title Democratization of presidential elections, 1968-2008
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JK524 .N45 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- Election -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- History -- 21st century
Political participation -- United States -- History
Physical Description ix, 149 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-138) and index
Contents Introduction -- Campaign finance -- The nomination process -- The nominating conventions -- The general election -- The role of technology -- Changes in election law -- The changing electorate -- Looking toward 2012 -- Conclusion
Summary "Takes a look at American presidential elections from 1968 to 2008--a period of great change in American society in general--and explains how changes in technology, finance laws, party rules, political institutions, and the electorate itself have affected the selection process and might again in the upcoming election"--Provided by publisher

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