Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]: The Complete Encyclopedia

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Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia is an easy-to-use reference work designed to encourage students and anyone interested in democratic politics to undertake a greater understanding of this complex aspect of American political life.

The three-volume work covers each presidential campaign in depth, examining a large number of related issues ranging from the use of social media in modern presidential campaigns to negative campaign ads and key slogans used in every presidential campaign. Volume One contains entries offering specific and focused information on issues, trends, factors, slogans, strategies, and other more detailed elements of presidential campaigning from the first stirrings of the American democratic process to the first decade of the 21st century. Volumes Two and Three provide chronological accounts of every presidential campaign since the ratification of the Constitution through the campaign of 2008, with Volume Two covering the campaign of 1788–89 to the campaign of 1908, and Volume Three covering the campaign of 1912 to the campaign of 2008.

 

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Robert North Roberts, PhD, is professor of political science at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. He holds a bachelor's degree, master of public administration, juris doctor degree, and doctorate from Syracuse University.

Scott John Hammond is professor of political science at James Madison University. He holds a master's degree and doctorate from Claremont Graduate University.

Valerie A. Sulfaro is professor of political science at James Madison University. She holds a master's degree and a doctorate in political science from the University of South Carolina.

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