A Divider, Not a Uniter: George W. Bush and the American People : the 2006 Election and Beyond

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Pearson Longman, 2008 - Political Science - 342 pages
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Neither ideological nor polemical, Gary Jacobson uses extensive poll data and trenchant analysis in this engaging book to show that the polarization of the American people - along party lines - regarding George W. Bush is part of a decades-long trend, exacerbated by the often divisive strategies employed by the Bush administration.

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Contents

Primed for Partisanship
19
To the White House Via Florida
47
Going to War in Iraq
96
Copyright

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Gary Jacobson is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego. His 1980 book, Money in Congressional Elections, won multiple awards. Since its publication, Jacobson has published numerous books and papers about American politics, Congress, campaign financing, and partisan polarization. He has served on many advisory boards, including the NSF Political Science Advisory Panel. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University.

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