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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law and Election Politics: The Rules of the Game 2nd ed isbn 9780415808491

Law and Election Politics: The Rules of the Game


ISBN13: 9781588263292
ISBN: 1588263290
New Edition ISBN: 9780415808491
Published: June 2006
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £16.50
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781588263049



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How much money can a candidate for political office legally collect, and from what sources? What can and can't be said in campaign ads? Who determines the process of redistricting, and what is the overall effect on U.S. democracy?

Law and Election Politics analyzes the rules of the electoral game, helping readers to understand how politics influences and is influenced by electoral laws and court rulings. The authors address the most important, and sometimes controversial, decisions that the courts have made on campaign finance, political parties, issue advocacy, voting, campaigning, redistricting, and judicial elections.

The result is an engaging and accessible study of how election laws and politics intertwine.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Linking Election Law and Electoral Politics, M.J. Streb. Parties and Primaries: The First Electoral Round, K. Kanthak and J. Williams. Power of Electoral Laws and Institutions, M.R. Hershey. Campaign Finance: Reform, Representation, and the First Amendment, V.A. Farrar-Myers. Issue Advocacy Electioneering: The Role of Money and Organized Interests, A.J. Cigler. Media Coverage: The Local Effects of Deregulation, B.F. Schaffner. The Internet: Democracy Goes Online, L.E. Goodman. Defining Voter's Rights: Equal Protection and the Impact of Bush v. Gore, E. Gerstmann. The Voting Rights Act: Addressing Age-Old Barriers in a New Milieu, A. Brown. Redistricting: Racial and Partisan Considerations, C.S. Bullock, III. A Different Standard for the Rulemakers?, M.J. Streb.