Individual Author Record
Name: John S. JacksonPen Name: John S. Jackson III Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHe works at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
Biographical and Professional InformationJohn S. Jackson III is a political science professor and former Interim Chancellor at SIUC.
The Making of a Primary: The Illinois Presidential Primary, 1912-1992, Institute of Public Affairs, 1996 - written with David H. Everson and Nancy L. ClaytonThe Politics of Presidential Selection, Longman, 2000 - written with William Crotty
Titles At Your Library
The Making of a Primary: The Illinois Presidential Primary, 1912-1992
ISBN: 0938943111 Inst for Public Affairs. 1996 From the Institute for Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Springfield comes this historical overview of the Illinois primary, from its inception in 1912 through the election of 1992. The authors make a surprisingly interesting read out of potentially dry subject matter.
The Politics of Presidential Selection (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0321081099 Longman. 2000 Perfect for an election year, the current, clear, and accessible Politics of Presidential Selection provides an illuminating guide to the dynamics of election to this unique office. This absorbing text is a comprehensive overview of how we select the American president and why the system works as it does. The authors use the theory of "bounded rationality" to examine the many aspects of presidential selection, providing a theoretical framework that helps tie concepts together for readers and offers a coherent look at a complex process.