The Resource The gamble : choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck, (electronic resource)

The gamble : choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck, (electronic resource)

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The gamble : choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election
Title
The gamble
Title remainder
choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election
Statement of responsibility
John Sides and Lynn Vavreck
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A unique "moneyball" look at the 2012 U.S. presidential contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney "Game changer." We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest-and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck tell the dramatic story of the election-with a big difference. Using an unusual "moneyball" approach and drawing on extensive quantitative data, they look beyond the anecdote, folklore, and conventional wisdom that often pass for election analysis to separate what was truly important from what was irrelevant. The Gamble combines this data with the best social science research and colorful on-the-ground reporting, providing the most accurate and precise account of the election yet written-and the only book of its kind. In a new preface, the authors reflect on the place of The Gamble in the tradition of presidential election studies, its reception to date, and possible paths for future social science research
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sides, John
Dewey number
324.9730928
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Presidents
  • Political campaigns
  • Electronic books
  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Elections
  • Elections
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The gamble : choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400852277
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13281774
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MWT13281774
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The gamble : choice and chance in the 2012 presidential election, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400852277
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13281774
Publisher number
MWT13281774
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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