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Published: 01 July 2018

296 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190692155

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Building a Business of Politics

The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy

Adam Sheingate

Studies in Postwar American Political Development

  • Sweeping history of the political consulting industry, from the early twentieth century to the present
  • Shows how the rise of political consultants led to the "permanent campaign"
  • Explains how the biggest consulting firms have branched out in recent years to become some of the most powerful integrated media conglomerates in America

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