grim fairy tales the rhetorical construction of american welfare policy praeger series in political communication

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Grim Fairy Tales

Author : Lisa M. Gring-Pemble
ISBN : 0275978702
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Gring-Pemble analyzes congressional hearings and debates on welfare to understand the role of language in framing welfare policy and contemporary welfare discussions. She reviews welfare history in the United States and provides a rhetorical analysis of welfare deliberations.

Elizabeth Hanford Dole

Author : Molly Meijer Wertheimer
ISBN : 0275983781
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Looks at the life and career of Elizabeth Dole along with providing the text of speeches she made from 1987 to 2003.

Branding The Candidate Marketing Strategies To Win Your Vote

Author : Lisa D. Spiller
ISBN : 9780313394058
Genre : Business & Economics
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American voters will be empowered by this revealing, behind-the-scene exposé of the marketing strategies and tactics political candidates use to win their hearts, minds, donations, and votes. • "Promise meters" with which to evaluate candidate campaign promises and marketing strategies • Charts and tables that summarize information about political marketing, including presidential campaign slogans, political fundraising regulations, and results • Sidebars highlighting campaign quotes and calling out key points • Enlightening, chapter-by-chapter summaries of lessons learned to empower voters to resist political campaign marketing manipulation

The Third Agenda In U S Presidential Debates

Author : Diana B. Carlin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131644440
Genre : Political Science
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This book provides a framework for analyzing and interpreting the public's reaction to the 1996, 2000, and 2004 U.S. presidential debates.

Campaign Craft

Author : Daniel M. Shea
ISBN : 0275990044
Genre : Political Science
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Shea and Burton present a lively, comprehensive exploration of cutting-edge political campaign management. They cover all aspects of present-day political campaigns, from understanding the context of a particular campaign, to fundraising tips, to strategic thinking and scores of winning voter contact techniques. With careful attention and hard work, even average citizens can oversee sophisticated, state-of-the-art political campaigns. Those who try will find no aid more valuable than this book. Bringing to bear both academic and professional experience, Shea and Burton present a lively, comprehensive exploration of cutting-edge political campaign management. They cover every aspect of present-day political campaigning, from understanding the context of a particular campaign (national trends, the media market, demographic research, etc.) to strategic thinking and specific voter contact techniques that work. These techniques include tactical use of fundraising, paid media, free media--including the Internet--and get-out-the-vote drives. Throughout the text, the authors present up-to-date analysis, peppered with examples from national, state, and local campaigns. "Campaign Craft" is a comprehensive guide to modern electioneering--a must read for candidates and political activists, scholars, researchers, and all those interested in knowing how to run modern, high-tech campaigns.

Bibliographic Index

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American Book Publishing Record

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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015054037059
Genre : American literature
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Citizens Experts And The Environment

Author : Frank Fischer
ISBN : 0822326221
Genre : Political Science
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The tension between professional expertise and democratic governance has become increasingly significant in Western politics. Environmental politics in particular is a hotbed for citizens who actively challenge the imposition of expert theories that ignore particular local knowledge that can help to relate technical facts to social values. In Citizens, Experts, and the Environment Frank Fischer explores this often strained interaction between technical environmental experts and citizen participants and proposes a new model of politics based on participatory inquiry and citizen-expert synergy. Where information ideologues see the modern increase in information as capable of making everyone smarter, others see the emergence of a society divided between those with and those without knowledge. Suggesting realistic strategies to bridge this divide, Fischer calls for meaningful non-expert involvement in policymaking and shows how the deliberations of ordinary citizens can help solve complex social and environmental problems by contributing non-technical knowledge to the professionals' expertise. While incorporating theoretical critiques of positivism and methodology, he also offers hard evidence to demonstrate that the ordinary citizen is capable of a great deal more participation than is generally recognised. Recent situations in Copenhagen, Denmark; Woburn, Massachusetts; and Kerala, India, serve as models of the participatory inquiry he proposes, showing how the local knowledge of citizens is invaluable to policy formation. In his conclusion Fischer moves his model from the context of environmental issues to the larger societal issues of deliberative structures and participatory democracy. This study will interest political scientists, public policy practitioners, sociologists, scientists, environmentalists, activists, urban planners, and public administrators along with those interested in understanding the relationship between democracy and science in a modern technological society.

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