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Published: 29 June 2017

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190670719

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The American Nonvoter

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

  • Provides a new theory - uncertainty regarding the national context - to explain nonvoting.
  • Focuses on conditions, events, and technologies occurring in the national campaign context to examine nonvoting.
  • Analyzes voting patterns through detailed historical accounts of four distinct time periods.
  • Argues that nonvoters are not a monolithic group of people.