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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John S. Jackson  

Pen Name: John S. Jackson III

Genre: Non-Fiction


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Illinois Connection

He works at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Biographical and Professional Information

John S. Jackson III is a political science professor and former Interim Chancellor at SIUC.

Published Works Expand for more information

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.

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