The Triumph of Campaign-centered Politics

Synopsis

The Triumph of Campaign-Centered Politics is an incisive overview of contemporary campaigns and elections and the role parties play in them. Anyone looking to better understand and identify important features of current campaigns and elections, and to place these features in a historical context, will find the book invaluable. Drawing on extensive interviewing and archival research, Menefee-Libey argues that campaign-centered politics is now the dominant force in American elections with serious implications for representative democracy.