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The Vanishing Voter

Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty

by Thomas E. Patterson

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425277M
ISBN 100375414061
ISBN 109780375414060

  ''The Vanishing Voter'' is a refreshing book, in part because, despite his distaste for how politics is practiced, Patterson does not come off sounding like a carping reformer who has not taken. The Vanishing Voter. New York: Knopf, Patterson studies why turnout has dropped in the United States and theorizes about the consequences of low voter turnout on American democracy. Sabato, Larry J., ed. Overtime! The Election Thriller. Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley Longman,

The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty by Thomas E Patterson starting at $ The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press. He is author of the book Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism, published in October His earlier book, The Vanishing Voter, looks at the causes and consequences of electoral participation, and his book on the media’s political role, Out of Order, received the American Political Science.

  From a distance, Alabama’s special election can seem like a liberal caricature of conservative Christians brought to life. The Republican candidate is a .   Patterson (Government and the Press/Harvard Univ.; The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty, , etc.) delivers an impressive evaluation of a crisis he identifies as just as bad, if not worse, than that associated with the “yellow journalism” of the early s. The author reports on the Carnegie-Knight Initiative, which was launched in with the purpose of.


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“The juice has been squeezed out of elections,” declares Patterson (Out of Order, ) in this engaging study of modern politics, an outgrowth of the Pew Charitable Trusts–sponsored Vanishing Voter Project, which conducted interviews with s eligible voters during and after the presidential election.

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Based on more t interviews, The Vanishing Voterinvestigates why—despite a better educated citizenry, the end of racial barriers to voting, and simplified voter. The Vanishing Voter. In his new book, The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty (Knopf, ), Thomas E.

Patterson poses the question “Where Have All the Voters Gone?” If anybody can answer this question, Mr. Patterson should be the one. He is the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard University’s John F.

Kennedy School of Government. The book, in turn, is an outgrowth of the Vanishing Voter Project, which was conducted during the campaign by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, with the support of a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Vanishing Voter survey, Nov.5. Sam Roberts is a composite; the quote was created by melding sentiments that Florida citizens expressed to reporters after Election Day The results of our study are available in a book written by Thomas E.

Patterson, the study’s co-director, who is the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Titled The Vanishing Voter: Civic Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty (Knopf, ), the book says, for example, that.

Based on the Vanishing Voter Project results, Patterson (Out of Order), who teaches at the Shorenstein Center, identifies and analyzes why voters have turned away from participatory politics. Inthe Vanishing Voter Project centered on weekly national surveys designed to assess the public’s election involvement at various stages in the campaign.

Those surveys were the basis for reports as well as for The Vanishing Voter, which was published in Inthere were signs of renewed voter. Based on more t interviews conducted during the presidential campaign, The Vanishing Voter reveals the political sources of voter discontent.

Patterson explains the parts that changes in partisan politics, media coverage, candidate strategy, and electoral reform have played in discouraging voters from going to the polls.

The book, in tum, is an outgrowth ofthe Vanishing Voter Project, which was conducted during the campaign by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, with the support of a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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