Lottery Wars: Case Studies in Bible Belt Politics, 1986-2005 (Lexington Studies in Political Communication) (Hardcover)

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Randy Bobbitt examines the political debates and underlying communications strategies over proposed state lotteries that took place in the Southeastern United States between 1986 and 2005. Based on research from thousands of media articles, government documents, and interviews with politicians, religious leaders, and journalists, Lottery Wars brings the history of state lotteries and the persuasive strategies used to debate them up to date.

About the Author


Randy Bobbitt is assistant professor and coordinator, Public Relations Program, Department of Communication Arts at the Fort Walton Beach campus of the University of West Florida.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780739117378
ISBN-10: 0739117378
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2007
Pages: 230
Language: English
Series: Lexington Studies in Political Communication