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Mitt Romney, Mormonism, and the 2012 Election

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy book series (PSRPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Luke Perry
    Pages 15-31
  3. Luke Perry
    Pages 33-64
  4. Luke Perry
    Pages 65-84
  5. Luke Perry
    Pages 85-111
  6. Luke Perry
    Pages 113-137
  7. Luke Perry
    Pages 139-166
  8. Luke Perry
    Pages 167-190
  9. Luke Perry
    Pages 191-203
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 205-241

About this book


This book seeks to address the question of how we should understand the impact of Mitt Romney's faith in the 2012 election. As the first Mormon to earn a presidential nomination from a major party, the book provides a comprehensive study of Romney's historic candidacy.


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About the authors

Luke Perry is Chair and Associate Professor of Government at Utica College, USA. Perry earned a PhD in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts and spent three years working at Southern Utah University. Perry, a Fulbright Scholar, is a leading expert on Mormons and politics. His previous book, Mormons in American Politics; From Persecution to Power, was published in 2013.

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