Readership: General readers, students, and scholars interested in political science and media/communications.
Kate Kenski, Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Arizona, Bruce W. Hardy, Senior Research Analyst, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
Kate Kenski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Arizona and was a member of the National Annenberg Election Survey team in 2000, 2004, and 2008. She has published over twenty articles in political communication
and is co-author of Capturing Campaign Dynamics (OUP 2004).
Bruce W. Hardy is a doctoral candidate in the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, a Senior Research Analyst in the Annenberg Public Policy Center, and a member of the 2008 National Annenberg Election Survey team.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, and Director of its Annenberg Public Policy Center. She has published many books, including Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment (OUP 2008) and the award-winning Spiral of Cynicism:
The Press and the Public Good (OUP 1997), both co-authored with Joseph N. Cappella.
"A dense account of the Obama victory, replete with charts and graphs." - The Times Literary Supplement
"The Obama Victory is an incisive academic study of how the 2008 presidential election campaign, and Barack Obama's historic victory in November, was not just a triumph of hope but of organisation, money and media" - Keith Richmond, Tribune
1.: Maverick versus Mc-Same; Change versus Tax and Spend Liberal
2.: Too Old versus Not Ready to Lead
3.: What a Difference a Party Makes: Playing to and against Party Assumptions
4.: The Issues that Mattered to Specific Groups? Stem Cells, Abortion, Immigration
5.: Period One
6.: Period Two
7.: Period Three
8.: Period Four
9.: Period Five
10.: Was the Election over Before it was over
11.: . Will Presidential Campaigns ever be the Same Again? Implications for the Future