What Are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

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Election campaigns ought to be serious occasions in the life of a democratic polity. For citizens of a democracy, an election is a time to take stock-to reexamine our beliefs; to review our understanding of our own interests; to ponder the place of those interests in the larger social order; and to contemplate, and if necessary to revise, our understanding of how our commitments are best translated into governmental policy-or so we profess to believe. Americans, however, are haunted by the fear that our election campaigns ...

What Are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195392616

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