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Studies of identity in the 2008 presidential campaign [electronic resource] / edited by Robert E. Denton, Jr.

Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2010.
Series:
Lexington studies in political communication.
Lexington studies in political communication
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (446 p.)
Subjects:
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008.
Gender identity -- Political aspects -- United States.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Political aspects.
Evangelicalism -- United States.
Christianity and politics -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Studies of Identity in the 2008 Presidential Campaign explores issues of identity politics and the presidential election. Investigating all aspects of race, gender or ageism, the contributors to this volume address the role and function of 'identity politics' in political campaigns, and highlight challenges of 'identity politics' in contemporary political campaigns.
Contents:
Studies of Identity in the 2008 Presidential Campaign; Lexington Studies in Political Communication; Series Editor: Robert E. Denton, Jr., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Studies of Identity in the 2008 Presidential Campaign; Contents; Tables; Preface*; REFERENCES; Acknowledgments; 1; Identity Politics in the 2008 Presidential Campaign: An Overview*; OBAMA AND RACE; GENDER AND CLINTON; GENDER AND PALIN; AGE AND MCCAIN; IMPLICATIONS; CONClUSION; REFERENCES; 2; Symbolic Womanhood and Sarah Palin: Running Against the Feminist Grain; SARAH PALIN'S SYMBOLIC WOMANHOOD
POSTFEMINISM AND PATRIARCHYREFERENCES; NOTES; 3; "A More Perfect Union": Barack Obama's Failed Apologia and Successful Use of Identity Politics; THE RHETORIC OF APOLOGIA; THE REVEREND WRIGhT CONTROVERSY; "A MORE PERFECT UNION"; THE FAILURE OF APOLOGIA; THE SUCCESS OF IDENTITY POLITICS; THE NEW APOLOGIA: SUCCEEDING BY FAILING?; REFERENCES; 4; Playing the Gender Card Against a Stacked Deck: A Comparison of Senator Hillary Clinton and Governor Sarah Palin's Gender-based Apologia in the 2008 Presidential Election; APOLOGIA; POLITICS AND GENDER; PLAYING THE GENDER CARD; CONClUSION; REFERENCES; 5
Identity Politics: Gender and Race in the 2008 Democratic Presidential NominationTHE CANDIDATES, THEIR POLITICAL STANDING, AND NOMINATION STRATEGIES; CLINTON AND OBAMA: A COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVE; THE 2008 DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION OUTCOME; MOST IMPORTANT ISSUES IN THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION VOTE; CANDIDATE TRAITS IN THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION VOTE; CONClUSIONS; REFERENCES; 6; Barack Obama and the Cosmopolitan Candidacy; COSMOPOLITANISM; OBAMA AND HIS VOTERS; THE COSMOPOLITAN PROCESS AND CONSTRUCTION; THE COSMOPOLITAN CONNECTION; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; NOTES; 7
Evangelical Voters in the 2008 Republican Presidential NominationREFERENCES; 8; deceptive narratives in the 2008 Presidential Campaign; NARRATIVES; DECEPTION AND RUMOR; ATTACK TACTICS; CHARACTER THEMES; PATRIOTISM THEMES; RELIGION THEMES; POLITICAl THEMES; SOCIAL ISSUE THEMES; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 9; The Challenges and Limitations of "Identity Politics" in a Democracy; DEMOCRACY, LIBERTY AND EQUALITY; LIMITATIONS OF IDENTITY POLITICS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; NOTES; 10; Epilogue: The Rhetoric of the Destruction of American Identity and the Academy; KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
INSIDE THE SPHEREDECONSTRUCTING CHURCHILL'S CRITIQUE-ESCAPING THE SPHERE; REFERENCES; Index; About the Contributors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Denton, Robert E., Jr.
ISBN:
1-282-60754-5
9786612607547
0-7391-4104-X
OCLC:
700699409
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