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American political campaigns
William L. Benoit
(Ohio University, USA)
ABSTRACT: This essay provides a perspective on political campaigns in the United States. First, the historical background is discussed. Then the style of political actors is addressed. Campaign practices and the role of the media in elections are described. Finally, political culture and professionalization are discussed.