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Civic Engagement: The Iowa Caucuses
Unformatted Document Text:  required, is to invite the department chair to review the facts as presented by both sides, probably through a meeting with both of them, and to render a judgment. A student (or faculty member) wishing to appeal this judgment should refer to the Administrative Procedures Handbook of the College of Arts and Sciences. READINGS There are eight books available from the University Bookstore. They are: Butler, R. Lawrence, Claiming the MantleCook, Rhodes, The Presidential Nominating ProcessLau, Richard and Redlawsk, David, How Voters DecideNivola, Pietro and Brady, David, editors, Red and Blue Nation? Volume OnePfau, Michael, Houston, Brian, and Semmler, Shane, Mediating the VoteThurber, James and Nelson, Candice, editors, Campaigns and Elections American Style Second EditionWayne, Stephan, Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election? Third EditionWilliams, Andrew and Tedesco, John, editors, The Internet Election In addition, there will be a couple of articles handed out in class. Finally, you should regularly follow the news from two newspaper sources, one a national paper – preferably either the New York Times or Washington Post, for a national overview of the process as it unfolds, the other The Des Moines Register, for the best, most comprehensive coverage of the Iowa caucuses. ASSIGNMENTS As noted above, all of the assignments listed below are tentative. I do not expect to have to change them. But if the flow of the class requires it, we will make adjustments. I. An Overview of the Nomination Process:August 27: Introduction to the ClassAugust 29: Cook, chapters 1,2,3; Butler, chapters 1,2.August 31: No class. I will be out of town.September 3: No class. Labor Day.September 5: Cook, chapters 4,5,6. Start Blogging Topic #1: Campaign Planning: Thurber and Nelson, chapters 2,3.September 7: Wayne, chapter 7.September 10: No additional reading.September 12: Essay #1 due: A “First-Take” Evaluation of the Nomination Process”September 14: End of Blogging Topic #1.II. The Party Environment:September 17: Wayne, chapter 6; Nivola and Brady, chapter 3. Start Blogging Topic #2: Reaching the Voters Through Grassroots Activity: Thurber and Nelson, chapters 10,11; Wayne, chapter 2.

Authors: Sanders, Arthur.
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required, is to invite the department chair to review the facts as presented by both sides,
probably through a meeting with both of them, and to render a judgment. A student (or
faculty member) wishing to appeal this judgment should refer to the Administrative
Procedures Handbook of the College of Arts and Sciences.
READINGS
There are eight books available from the University Bookstore. They are:
Butler, R. Lawrence, Claiming the Mantle
Cook, Rhodes, The Presidential Nominating Process
Lau, Richard and Redlawsk, David, How Voters Decide
Nivola, Pietro and Brady, David, editors, Red and Blue Nation? Volume One
Pfau, Michael, Houston, Brian, and Semmler, Shane, Mediating the Vote
Thurber, James and Nelson, Candice, editors, Campaigns and Elections American Style
Second Edition
Wayne, Stephan, Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election? Third Edition
Williams, Andrew and Tedesco, John, editors, The Internet Election
In addition, there will be a couple of articles handed out in class.
Finally, you should regularly follow the news from two newspaper sources, one a
national paper – preferably either the New York Times or Washington Post, for a national
overview of the process as it unfolds, the other The Des Moines Register, for the best,
most comprehensive coverage of the Iowa caucuses.
ASSIGNMENTS
As noted above, all of the assignments listed below are tentative. I do not expect to have
to change them. But if the flow of the class requires it, we will make adjustments.
I. An Overview of the Nomination Process:
August 27: Introduction to the Class
August 29: Cook, chapters 1,2,3; Butler, chapters 1,2.
August 31: No class. I will be out of town.
September 3: No class. Labor Day.
September 5: Cook, chapters 4,5,6.
Start Blogging Topic #1: Campaign Planning: Thurber and Nelson, chapters 2,3.
September 7: Wayne, chapter 7.
September 10: No additional reading.
September 12: Essay #1 due: A “First-Take” Evaluation of the Nomination Process”
September 14: End of Blogging Topic #1.
II. The Party Environment:
September 17: Wayne, chapter 6; Nivola and Brady, chapter 3.
Start Blogging Topic #2: Reaching the Voters Through Grassroots Activity: Thurber and
Nelson, chapters 10,11; Wayne, chapter 2.


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