Books

Electing the President, 2012: The Insiders’ View

On December 6, 2012, prominent members of President Obama’s and Mitt Romney’s election staffs met for a debriefing of this tumultuous election cycle. This book provides an overview and an edited transcript of the all-day event, along with a DVD and timeline of election year milestones. Electing the President, 2012 offers a detailed look into the internal machinery of a presidential campaign and insight into the principles that drive outcomes in a democratic election.
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The Dynamic Genome and Mental Health

While it is widely accepted that we are products of our genes and environment, misconceptions about the power of genes to control our destiny continue to dominate our discourse. This volume contains the latest theories and evidence supporting the interrelation between genes and environments as they influence the development, mental health, and substance use of adolescents.
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The Obama Victory: How Media, Money, and Message Shaped the 2008 Election

Barack Obama’s stunning victory in the 2008 presidential election will go down as one of the more pivotal in American history. Given America’s legacy of racism, how could a relatively untested first-term senator with an African father defeat some of the giants of American politics? The Obama Victory draws upon voter data, the National Annenberg Election Survey, and interviews to illuminate how media, money, and messages shaped the 2008 election.
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Electing the President, 2008: The Insiders’ View

In Electing the President, 2008, the consultants who managed the 2008 presidential campaign retrace the decisions that shaped the historic presidential election. Like Electing the President, 2000, and Electing the President, 2004, this work permits readers to eavesdrop on the first cross-campaign discussion among strategists on both sides that occurred in the nation after Election Day.
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