xi, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm.
0801878640 alkaline paper 9780801886379 0801886376 paperback alkaline paper
Reconfiguring American political history.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : making dominance "Civic slackers" and "poll dodgers" : nonvoting and the construction of discursive dominance "A whole fleet of campaigns" : the get-out-the-vote campaigns in overview "Vote as you please, but vote!" : the leadership of the get-out-the-vote campaigns "Good for at least 100 votes" : the get-out-the-vote campaigns at the local level The expert citizen : civic education and the remaking of civic hierarchies The methods of Wrigley and Barnum : the get-out-the-vote campaigns and the commodification of political culture Conclusion : the new regime.