What is the source of Obama s power? How is it that, after suffering a humiliating defeat in the 2010 mid-term elections, Obama was able to turn the situation around, deftly outmaneuvering his opponent and achieving a decisive victory in the November 2012 presidential election? In this short and brilliant book, Jeffrey Alexander and Bernadette Jaworsky argue that neither money nor demography can explain this dramatic turnaround. What made it possible, they show, was cultural reconstruction. Realizing he had failed to ...

Obama Power 2015, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745696621

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Obama Power 2014, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745681993