Holder, R. Ward

The American Election 2012

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The American Election 2012—Contexts and Consequences
R. Ward Holder, Peter B. Josephson

Part I. The State of the Parties in 2012

2. The Consequences of Party Reform in the Twenty-First Century
Terri Susan Fine

3. Closed for Repairs so It Can Reengage with the World: Prospects for Reforming the Republican Party
Douglas M. Brattebo

4. The 2012 Elections and the Southern Roots of Polarized Politics: The Continuing Power of Southern Conservatives after Obama’s Reelection
Neal Allen

5. The Ever-Widening Gap: Gender and the 2012 Presidential Election
Derya Rix

6. Data, America’s Shifting Landscape, and the Meaning of 2012
Dante Chinni

Part II. Emerging Strategies in the 2012 Campaign

7. Are Super PACs Arms of Political Parties? A Study of Coordination
Dante J. Scala

8. Economic Appeals in Unequal Communities: Stump Speeches in the 2012 Presidential Election
Christopher B. Chapp

9. Casualties of the Ground War: Personal Contacting and Its Discontents
Robert G. Boatright

10. Unfriendly to Women? Female Politicians, Rape Comments, and the GOP in 2012
Jennifer C. Lucas, Tauna S. Sisco

11. Weighing in or Waiting: When, Whether, and Whom Republican Officeholders Endorsed in 2012
Kevin J. Parsneau, Christopher J. Galdieri

Part III. Implications of the 2012 Election: Domestic and Foreign Policies

12. The Past as Prologue: Obama, Health Care, and the Election of 2012
Anne Marie Cammisa

13. Healthcare Spending and Prevention within the Affordable Care Act: Contrasting the Public Health and Medical Models of Prevention
T. Lucas Hollar

14. Natural Uncertainty: Reconciling the Contrasting Environmental Goals of America’s First Natural Security President—Barack Obama
Mark O’Gorman

15. Federal Judicial Vacancies: Obama’s Record and Prospects
Susan Siggelakis

16. The Politics of Presidential Foreign Policy: Unilateral Authority and the Role of Congress
Bryan W. Marshall, Brandon C. Prins

17. Decline or Not: America’s Continued Primacy in the Persian Gulf
Wesley Renfro, Marc O’Reilly

Part IV. Faith and Politics: 2012 and Beyond

18. Courting the Catholic Vote: Obama, Romney, and the US Catholic Bishops in the 2012 Presidential Election
Richard J. Powell, Mark D. Brewer

19. Catholic Vice Presidential Candidates and the Politics of Abortion: The 2012 Debate in Context
Angela Senander

20. What Romney’s Nomination Means for Mormons and the Presidency
Luke Perry

21. The Liberal State and the Gay Marriage Debate: Lessons from American Catholic Thought
Aaron Taylor

22. Obama and the Common Good
Daniel J. Daly

23. The Rise of the Liberal Protestant? Faith and Politics in the Obama Administration
R. Ward Holder, Peter B. Josephson

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Electoral Politics, European Politics, Political Science, Political History

Publication year
Elections, Voting, Technology
Page amount
378 pages
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