Print Resources: Elections

Bennett, W.L. & Xenos, M. (2004). Young voters and the web of politics.  CIRCLE Working Paper #20..College Park: CIRCLE

Bennion, E. A., & Nickerson, D. W. (2016). I Will Register and Vote, If You Teach Me How: A Field Experiment Testing Voter Registration in College Classrooms. PS: Political Science & Politics, 49(4), 867-871.

Bennion, E. A., & Nickerson, D. W. (2013). Documenting the success of classroom-based voter registration efforts: Classroom trumps technology. Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen, 203-215.

Bike, W. (1998). Winning political campaigns. Juneau: Denali Press 

Bimber, B. & Davis, R.  (2003). Campaigning On-line:  The Internet in US Elections.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Brady, S. R., Young, J. A., & McLeod, D. A. (2015). Utilizing digital advocacy in community organizing: Lessons learned from organizing in virtual spaces to promote worker rights and economic justice. Journal of Community Practice, 23(2), 255-273.

Cancela, J., & Geys, B. (2016). Explaining voter turnout: A meta-analysis of national and subnational elections. Electoral Studies, 42, 264-275.
Chiarelli-Helminiak, C. M., Eggers, M., & Libal, K. R. (2018). The Integration of Human Rights in US Social Work Education: Insights from a Qualitative Study. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 3(2), 99-107.

Colby, I.C. & Buffum, W.E. (1998). Social workers and PACs: an examination of National Association of Social Workers P.A.C.E. committees. Journal of Community Practice 5 (4), 87.

Emery, J. K., Howard, A., & Evans, J. (2014). Teaching Better, Teaching Together: A Coordinated Student Exit Poll Across the States. Journal of Political Science Education, 10(4), 471-486.

Deitz, J. L., & Boeckelman, K. (2012). Simulating 2008: A Mock Presidential Election's Impact on Civic Engagement. PS: Political Science & Politics, 45(4), 743-747.

Gerber, A.S. (2004). Does campaign strategy work? American behavioral scientist. 47 (5), 541-574.

Green, D. P. & Gerber, A.S. (2004).  Get out the vote:  How to increase voter turnout.  Washington, DC:  Brookings.

Green, D.P. & Smith, J. P. (2003). The Professionalization of campaigns and the secret history of collective action problems. Journal of theoretical politics. 15(3), 321-339

Griffin, P., & Thurber, J. A. (2015). Teaching public policy advocacy by combining academic knowledge and professional wisdom. Interest Groups & Advocacy, 4(1), 40-51.

Grossman, L. (2004). What your party knows about you.  Time 164 (16), 38

Hamilton, D. & Fauri, D. (2001). Social workers’ political participation: strengthening the political confidence of social work students. Journal of Social Work Education. 37 (2), 321-332.

Herrnson, P. S. (2015). Congressional elections: Campaigning at home and in Washington. Cq Press.

Hogan, R.E. (1997). Voter contact techniques in state legislative campaigns. Legislative Studies Quarterly 22 (4), 551-571.

Howard, L. A., & Posler, B. D. (2012). Reframing Political Messages: Using a Festival to Reach Young Voters. Journal of Political Science Education, 8(4), 389-407.
Kiesa, A. (2016). Democracy matters: Addressing non-statutory barriers to college student voting. Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, Tufts University’s Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. Retrieved from http://activecitizen. tufts. edu/wp-content/uploads/IDHE-Non-Statutory-Barriers-to-College-Student-Voting. pd f.
Lane, S. R., & Pritzker, S. (2018). Political Social Work. Springer.

Levine, P. & Lopez, M.H. (2005). What we should know about the effectiveness of campaigns and don't. Annuals. 601. 180-191.

McNutt, J.G. (2005). Elections and the Internet: Resources for Research and Political Action. Social policy journal.  4 (2), 83-87.

McNutt, J.G. Menon, G. & Jones, J.  (2004). Traditional and On-Line GOTV Activities of Nonprofit Child Advocacy Organizations. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual meeting of the Association of Voluntary Action Scholars, Los Angles, CA November

Minch, H., Haddow, K & Saponara, L. (eds)(2004). Loud and clear in an election year. San Francisco: The Spin Project.

Murthy, D. (2015). Twitter and elections: are tweets, predictive, reactive, or a form of buzz?. Information, Communication & Society, 18(7), 816-831.

Norris, P. (2017). Why American elections are flawed (and how to fix them). Cornell University Press.

Parker, M., & Sherraden, M. (1992). Electoral participation of social workers. New England Journal of Human Services, 11, 23-28.

Reisch, M., & Andrews, J. (2014). The road not taken: A history of radical social work in the United States. Routledge.

Rockett, L.R.& Gershun, M.L. (2002). ©(3)s ©(4)s & PACs: a primer on political activities and tax-exempt organizations. Port Chester, NY: ProChoice Resource Center.

Salcido, R.M. (1984). Social work practice in political campaigns. Social Work. (2), 189-191.

Selnow, G.W. (1994). High-tech campaigns: computer technology in political communications. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Selnow, G.W. (1998). Electronic whistle stops: the impact of the Internet on American politics. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Shea, D.M. & Burton, M.J (2001).Campaign craft. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Strachan, J. C. (2003). High tech grass roots:  The Professionalization of local elections. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Shaw, C. (2000). The Campaign manager. [Second Edition]. Boulder, CO: Westview.

Thurber, J. & Nelson, C.J. (2000). Campaign warriors: Political consultants in elections. Washington, DC: Brookings.

Thompson, J. D. (2017). Reflections on the Election of Donald Trump: Uninspired and Inspired Responses from a Social Work Faculty Member. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 23(2), 20-34.

Usher, D. & Mellman, M. (2004). Advances in polling: Lifestyle cluster targeting.  Campaigns and elections, 25 (3), 36-38.

Wray-Lake, L., Tang, J., & Victorino, C. (2017). Are they political? Examining Asian American college students’ civic engagement. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 8(1), 31.


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