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Born to Run : Origins of the Political Career.

Author: Ronald Keith Gaddie
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003.
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Born to Run tells the stories of nine young politicians from all walks of life who enter into races at the state and local levels in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Georgia, Nebraska, and Maine.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gaddie, Ronald Keith.
Born to Run : Origins of the Political Career.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Keith Gaddie
ISBN: 9780742571938 0742571939
OCLC Number: 854977612
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents: Campaigning American Style; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 --
Political Ambitions, Political Careers; Matt Dollar, Georgia, 2002; But Why Do They Run?; Careers in Context; Plan of the Book; Notes; 2 --
Life Cycles and Ambitions; Ambition's Avenues; Experience That Matters; Life Cycles and Ambitions; Why They Participate; Conclusion; Notes; 3 --
A Campaign (and a Precampaign); Political Context; Precampaign; Campaign; Outcome; Conclusion; Notes; 4 --
The Life and Times of Joe from Minocqua; Political Context: Wisconsin; Meet Joe Handrick. Prior Planning Ensures Performance: Success at Age Twenty-eightOugrowing an Old Dream; Strategic Reelections; Getting Out; Conclusion; Notes; 5 --
Learning to Legislate; Representing; Political Context: Nebraska; Mr. Smith Goes to Lincoln; Emergence of a Legislative Force; Conclusion; Notes; 6 --
Match and Rematch; A Competitive Constituency; Challenging an Incumbent; Legislator: Tapping Populist Sentiments; Reelection Rematch; On the Leadership Team; Notes; 7 --
Legacy; Legacy of Service; Getting Oriented; Tackling Title IX; Careerist; Conclusion; Notes; 8 --
Dirigo. A Circumscribed Legislative CareerPolitical Context: Maine; Beginnings; Legislator; Leader; A Decade of Budget Woes; Conclusion; Notes; 9 --
The Man in the Middle; "A Stunning Victory"; Three Elections, Three Wins; Legislator; Reluctant Advancement; Conclusion; Notes; 10 --
The Man with the Plan; Legislator; AG Stands for Attorney General; Observations on Ambition; Conclusion; Notes; "A Contentious Campaign"; 11 --
Ambition's Edge; Running; On the Presentation and Appearances of Campaigns; Legislative Career; The Evolution of Ambition; Note; Appendix --
A Note on the Research Technique.

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Born to Run tells the stories of nine young politicians from all walks of life who enter into races at the state and local levels in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Georgia, Nebraska, and Maine.

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