In the News: Presidential Campaigns

Week of September 8, 2008

News Item: The presidential campaigning season is in full swing. Candidates for the offices of President and Vice-President of the United States have been officially nominated by their respective parties. Now, they will travel the country and present their platforms before voters head to the polls on November 4th.

The American Campaign: U.S. Presidential Campaigns and the National Vote
By James. E. Campbell. Texas A&M University Press, 2000
Call Number: JK528 .C36 2000

American Presidential Campaigns and Elections
Edited by William G. Shade et al. Sharpe, 2003
Call Number: JK1965 .A57 2003

Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election
Edited by Larry J. Sabato. Pearson/Longman, 2006
Call Number: JK526 2004 .D58 2005

Encyclopedia of Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms
By Robert North Roberts and Scott John Hammond. Greenwood Press, 2004
Call Number: E176.1 .R6 2004 (In Reference)

In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns
By John G. Geer. University of Chicago Press, 2006
Call Number: JK2281 .G44 2006

Mediating the Vote: The Changing Media Landscape in U.S. Presidential Campaigns
By Michael Pfau et al. Rowman & Littlefield, 2007
Call Number: JK2281 .P43 2006

Notable Speeches in Contemporary Presidential Campaigns
By Robert V. Friedenberg. Praeger, 2002
Call Number: Available online through NetLibrary

Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush
By. Paul F. Boller, Jr. Oxford University Press, 2004
Call Number: E176.1 .B683 2004

The Race to 270: The Electoral College and the Campaign Strategies of 2000 and 2004
By Daron R. Shaw. University of Chicago Press, 2006
Call Number: JK1976 .S53 2006

Running on Race: Racial Politics in Presidential Campaigns, 1960-2000
By Jeremy D. Mayer. Random House, 2002
Call Number: E839.5 .M39 2002

Sneaking into the Flying Circus: How the Media Turn Our Presidential Campaigns into Freak Shows
By Alexandra Pelosi. Free Press, 2005
Call Number: JK526 2004 .P45 2005

The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008
By Mark Halperin and Jon F. Harris. Random House, 2006
Call Number: JK526 2008 .H35 2006

Welfare for Politicians?: Taxpayer Financing of Campaigns
Edited by John Samples. Cato Institute, 2005
Call Number: JK1991 .W45 2005

Videostyle in Presidential Campaigns: Style and Content of Televised Political Advertising
By Lynda Lee Kaid and Anne Johnston. Praeger, 2001
Call Number: JK2281 .K26 2000