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Three S A Crowd

Author : Walter J. Stone
ISBN : 047203099X
Genre : Political Science
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"A significant contribution to our understanding of minor parties and party system change. The authors develop a new theory and provide strong empirical evidence in support of it. They show that the Perot's candidacy has had a strong and lasting impact on partisan competition in elections. ---Paul Herrnson, Director, Center for American Politics and Citizenship Professor, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland "Powerfully persuasive in its exhaustive research, Three's a Crowd may surprise many by revealing the long- ignored but pivotal impact of Perot voters on every national election since 1992." ---Clay Mulford, Jones Day and General Counsel to the 1992 Perot Presidential Campaign and to the Reform Party. "Rapaport and Stone have written an engaging and important book. They bring fresh perspectives, interesting data, and much good sense to this project. Three's a Crowd is fundamentally about political change, which will, in turn, change how scholars and pundits think of Ross Perot in particular, and third parties in general." ---John G. Geer, Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University and Editor of The Journal of Politics "The definitive analysis of the Perot movement, its role in the 1994 GOP victory, and the emergence of an enduring governing majority." ---L. Sandy Maisel, Director, Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs, Colby College Three's a Crowd begins with the simple insight that third parties are creatures of the American two-party system, and derive their support from the failures of the Democratic and Republican parties. While third parties flash briefly in the gaps left by those failures, they nevertheless follow a familiar pattern: a sensation in one election, a disappointment in the next. Rapoport and Stone conclude that this steep arc results from one or both major parties successfully absorbing the third party's constituency. In the first election, the third party raises new issues and defines new constituencies; in the second, the major parties move in on the new territory. But in appropriating the third party's constituents, the major parties open themselves up to change. This is what the authors call the "dynamic of third parties." The Perot campaign exemplified this effect in 1992 and 1996. Political observers of contemporary electoral politics missed the significance of Perot's independent campaign for the presidency in 1992. Rapoport and Stone, who had unfettered-and unparalleled-access to the Perot political machine, show how his run perfectly embodies the third-party dynamic. Yet until now no one has considered the aftermath of the Perot movement through that lens. For anyone who seeks to understand the workings of our stubbornly two-party structure, this eagerly awaited and definitive analysis will shed new light on the role of third parties in the American political system.

Three S A Crowd

Author : Dianne Blacklock
ISBN : 9781741987805
Genre : Fiction
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"Well, we're different, we lead such different lives. I'm not sure how we'll go now without Annie. She was like Carrie, you know, in Sex and the City. Annie was our Carrie." Without Annie, friends Catherine, Lexie and Rachel are lost. What will things be like now? How will they fill the void? Will their friendship survive? These questions are soon overshadowed by the complexities of their own lives. Catherine is excelling in her high-flying career but struggling in her relationships, especially with her unfathomable teenage daughter. Lexie is juggling the demands of her young family and the ego of her hardworking husband, while taking the first steps to achieving her own dreams. And finally Rachel, the one who can't seem to settle down, is experiencing the heady euphoria of a new relationship. But when the truth comes out about who she has fallen in love with, fragile friendships will be put to the test all over again...

Three S A Crowd

Author : Jacqueline Grey
ISBN : 9781608998050
Genre : Religion
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Three's a Crowd brings together the three dialogue partners of Pentecostalism, hermeneutics, and the Old Testament. Previous attempts by Pentecostal academics to define a distinctive Pentecostal hermeneutic have focused on issues and application to the New Testament, consequently estranging the Old Testament from the conversation. This book engages the hermeneutical practices of Pentecostal and Charismatic groups in reading the Old Testament in ways that are representative, while critical, of their movement's ideological bases and visions. While the issue of understanding and developing a viable Pentecostal hermeneutic has continued to be debated within the academic journals of the community for over a decade, most discussion has focused on the prescription of ideals rather than on the actual practice of the contemporary community. By examining the reading practices of the Pentecostal and Charismatic community, this book suggests a unique and rounded reading method that maintains the strengths of Pentecostal reading practices while addressing their inherent weaknesses. In this way, the voices of the three dialogue partners emerge in a mutual fellowship that engages both the needs of the Pentecostal community and informs the wider ecumenical dialogue.

Three S A Crowd

Author : Ray O'Ryan
ISBN : 9781442482234
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Zack finds out that two best friends are better than one in this chapter book adventure. Zack is thrilled when he finds out that his best friend on Earth, Bert Jones, is going to visit him on Nebulon. Zack can’t wait to show Bert around the new planet, as well as his new school. But when Bert meets Drake, Zack’s best friend on Nebulon, some jealousy starts to brew. Drake feels left out when Zack and Bert tell stories from Earth and share inside jokes. And he feels even more left out when the three boys go to an amusement park on the planet Cisnos and Zack and Bert go on all the rides...without Drake. When Zack finally realizes how out-of-place Drake feels, he, Drake, and Bert decide to all have fun together. Because, of course, two best friends are even better than one! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Galaxy Zack chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

The Fix It Friends Three S A Crowd

Author : Nicole C. Kear
ISBN : 9781250086754
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Because no one likes to feel left out. Friends are like sprinkles on a birthday cake—you can never have too many! So when a new girl named Margot joins the class, Veronica and her BFF, Cora, welcome her with open arms. Everything about Margot is super exciting— from her fashion designer mom to the perfect French she speaks—and everyone loves her. Especially Cora. Before long, Cora and Margot have matching outfits and rhyming nicknames. Veronica feels left out, big time, but she won’t give up on her best friend without a fight. Trouble is, the harder she tries to hold on to Cora, the more she pushes her away—until the two besties end up in a showdown that hurts more than just feelings. It’s a job for the Fix-It Friends, to be sure. But can the president of the problem-solvers accept help herself? Three’s a Crowd is the sixth installment in this laugh-out-loud chapter book series starring a precocious and loveable heroine. It includes the Fix-It Friends Toolbox, filled with advice to handle changes in friendships. Don’t miss the other Fix-It Friends adventures: The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear! The Fix-It Friends: Sticks and Stones The Fix-It Friends: The Show Must Go On The Fix-It Friends: Wish You Were Here The Fix-It Friends: Eyes on the Prize An Imprint Book Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!: "Fears are scary! But don’t worry: the Fix-It Friends are here with step-by-step help —and humor too.”—Fran Manushkin, author of the Katie Woo series “Full of heart and more than a little spunk” —Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst Thing An empowering resource for kids — and they're just plain fun to read.” —Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU Child Study Center “Hooray for these young friends who work together; this diverse crew will have readers looking forward to more.” —Kirkus Reviews

Two S Company But Three S A Crowd

Author : Britta Schmidt-Robyn
ISBN : 9783837017335
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Vieles ist bereits geschrieben worden ber die therapeutische Beziehung zwischen Musiktherapeut und Klient, und ber die Rolle der Musik innerhalb dieser Beziehung. Doch was, wenn diese Beziehung berhaupt keine therapeutische Zweierbeziehung ist, wie in der gngigen Musiktherapieliteratur beschrieben, sondern eine dritte Person, einen Assistenten, mit einschliet? Eine Person, die zwangslufig Teil der Therapie ist, aber weder ein Klient noch ein Therapeut noch in irgendeiner persnlichen Beziehung zum Klienten stehend? Eine Person, deren Anwesenheit ganz eigene Dynamiken in Gang setzt, die den therapeutischen Prozess unweigerlich beeinflussen werden? Welche Mglichkeiten hat ein Musiktherapeut, mit einer solchen Situation umzugehen? Welche Rolle kann ein Assistent innerhalb des therapeutischen Prozesses einnehmen? Welchen Einflu hat der Assistent auf Prozesse der bertragung und Gegenbertragung? Welches sind gngige Emotionen, die eine solche Situation bei Musiktherapeut, Klient und Assistent hervorrufen kann, und wie kann etwa mit Gefhlen von Neid oder Konkurrenzdenken umgegangen werden? Welche Mglichkeiten hat der Musiktherapeut, mit dieser Situation so umzugehen, dass die Zusammenarbeit sich fr den therapeutischen Prozess und fr alle Seiten als hilfreich erweist? Dieses Buch ist in englischer Sprache geschrieben und durch eine ausfhrliche deutsche Zusammenfassung ergnzt worden.

Three S A Crowd

Author : Sophie McKenzie
ISBN : 9780857076687
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Luke and Eve are heading off on their first holiday together. But they're staying with Eve's dad in his Spanish hotel and things aren't going to go to plan... Eve's dad treats his daughter like a little girl - and if Luke was hoping for a some summer action with Eve, her father soon puts a stop to it. Eve showcases her singing with the hotel band in the evenings, which means she's spending a lot of time with the handsome male drummer. Luke's jealous, but a revenge snog with the gorgeous Catalina doesn't seem to help his relationship with Eve much, and Cat's boyfriend is none too pleased either. Suddenly, it's turning into a holiday from hell...

Girl Heart Boy Three S A Crowd

Author : Ali Cronin
ISBN : 9780141340678
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Extra X-rated scenes exclusively available in this ebook edition! Real love. Real lives. The real thing . . . Girl Heart Boy is the irresistible new romantic series for teens, combining the romance of The OC with the realism of Skins and the sexiness of E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey - for a teen audience. Girl Heart Boy is perfect for fans of Twilight and the Hunger Games looking for their next must-have read. Four girls, three boys, turning 18. Get set to follow their eventful final year at school . . . Jack is lovesick. Ollie won't commit. Donna can't find a man. But what about Cass? Everyone thinks she has it all, but life is far from perfect. Her friends hate her boyfriend. Her best friend is in love with her. Cass is torn. How will she choose between them? Ali Cronin is a British author with wide experience writing for young adults in print and online. She cut her teeth on Bliss, Sugar and J17 magazines, then became producer of the BBC's website for teens, before leaving to write full-time. Girl Heart Boy is her first book series. Immerse yourself in the stories and engage with the characters through our books, ebooks and online webisodes. Fall in love with Girl Heart Boy at facebook/GirlHeartBoy.

Three S A Crowd

Author : Laura Dower
ISBN : 9781480422674
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Being stuck at home with the flu is bad, but being heartsick is worse! Ugh! Maddie and her BFFs Fiona and Aimee all have the flu and need to stay home from school. Maddie is so sick that Gramma Helen has to fly in from Chicago to take care of her while her mom works. Trapped in bed, Maddie’s only interaction with the outside world is through her computer and her bedroom window. When she spies a cute boy next door, she wonders how she never noticed him before. The boy is Josh Turner—a ninth grader—and Maddie certainly notices him now. Josh seems to be flirting with her, and Maddie is falling hard. It seems her long-held crush on Hart has faded. Is it possible that Maddie has had a change of heart?

Three S A Crowd

Author : Edwina Darke
ISBN : 9780857976277
Genre : Fiction
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Manhattan editor Elan Moore thinks her dreams have come true when she is asked to manage an upcoming celebrity memoir. Not only is her career taking off, but she has amazing friends, the perfect boyfriend and finally she's mastered the art of avoiding her mother. But when her oldest friend Luke comes back into her life, things start to get complicated. To make matters worse, celebrity author Rox Wriothesly has no intention of being managed. Elan soon realises that this 'opportunity' may be the catalyst that brings everything else crashing down around her. Sex and the City meets The Devil Wears Prada in this smart and funny story of life and love in New York.

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