Making room for volunteers

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If campaigns do not accommodate this view, all but a hard core of regulars and fired-up partisans will drift away, leaving it for staffers and hired hands to do all the hard work of identifying voters, canvassing people by foot and by phone, and turning out the vote. [...] ironically, a campaign that is singleminded in its instrumental pursuit of victory can thus be less effective than one that is more accommodating- a campaign that makes room for volunteers by accepting that, unlike staffers, they come to politics with a different perspective and conception of what is and ought to be going on.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftCampaigns and Elections Politics
Vol/bind33
Udgave nummer309
Sider (fra-til)33-35
Antal sider3
ISSN0197-0771
StatusUdgivet - 15 mar. 2012

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Making room for volunteers. / Nielsen, Rasmus Kleis.

I: Campaigns and Elections Politics, Bind 33, Nr. 309, 15.03.2012, s. 33-35.

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