Competitive Elections and the American Voter

In this original analysis of political communication, Keena Lipsitz argues that highly contested electoral battles create campaign information environments that allow citizens to make enlightened choices.

Competitive Elections and the American Voter

Keena Lipsitz

2011 | 264 pages | Cloth $49.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Democratic Theory and the Campaign Information Environment
Chapter 3. Electoral Competitiveness and the Campaign Information Environment
Chapter 4. Competitiveness and Campaign Knowledge in Congressional Elections
Chapter 5. Competitiveness and Campaign Knowledge in a Presidential Election
Chapter 6. Competitiveness and Political Participation
Chapter 7. Improving Electoral Competitiveness Through Reform
Epilogue: Why Voters Are Not Excited by American Campaigns

Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments