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  • Preface ix

    Introduction

    1. Change and Stability in Choosing Presidents / Alexander Heard and Michael Nelson 1

    I. Presidential Selection in World Context

    2. Presidential Selection and Continuity in Foreign Policy / Ralf Dahrendorf 15

    3. Changing International Stakes in Presidential Selection / Ernest R. May 32

    4. Learning to Govern or Learning to Campaign / Richard Rose 53

    II. Voters and Candidates

    5. The Linkage of Policy to Participation / Gary Orren 75

    6. Who Vies for President? / Michael Nelson 120

    7. Methods and Actors: The Relationship of Processes to Candidates / John H. Aldrich 155

    III. New Campaign Elites

    8. Public Opinion Polling: Command and Control in Presidential Campaigns / James R. Beniger and Robert J. Giuffra Jr. 189

    9. The Three Campaigns for President / Herb Asher 216

    10. Regulating Campaign Finances: Consequences for Interests and Institutions / Xandra Kayden 247

    IV. Presidential Politics and the Mass Media

    11. Presidential Politics and the Myth of Conciliation: The Case of 1980 / James David Barber 283

    12. Television and Presidential Politics / Thomas E. Patterson 302

    V. Provisions for the Unexpected

    13. Presidential Selection and Succession in Special Situations / Allan P. Sindler 331

    Notes 366

    Index 397

    Editors and Contributors 411
  • Alexander Heard

    Ralf Dahrendorf

    Ernest R. May

    Richard Rose

    Gary Orren

    John Aldrich

    James R. Beniger

    Herb Asher

    Xandra Kayden

    James David Barber

    Thomas E. Patterson

    Allan P. Sindler

    Michael Nelson

    Robert J. Giuffra

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  • Winner, 1987-1988 Choice Outstanding Academic Books

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  • Description

    This study incorporates three important themes into the study of presidential selection:

    What are the international implications of how the Unites States chooses its presidents? How does the process affect other nations? Does it enhance or diminish the ability of the United States to deal effectively with the rest of the world?

    How do the changing characteristics of the the presidential selection process affect the shaping of public policies, and vice versa? For example, how have changes in citizen participation, campaign technologies, and campaign finance laws altered the balance of political power among institutions and interests?

    What is the influence of the Constitution on presidential selection, as in the prescribed qualifications for the office and in provisions for unusual circumstances?

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