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The Resource Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, [edited by] Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom

Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, [edited by] Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom

Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics
Title
Debating democracy
Title remainder
a reader in American politics
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TEF
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miroff, Bruce.
  • Seidelman, Raymond.
  • Swanstrom, Todd.
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  • Democracy
  • United States
Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, [edited by] Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The founding: debating the Constitution -- Democracy: overrated or undervalued? -- The new federalism: does it create laboratories of democracy or a race to the bottom? -- Civil society: does America face a crisis in civic engagement? -- Political economy: how democratic is the free market economy? -- Civil liberties and war: debating the USA Patriot Act -- Civil rights: how far have we progressed? -- Public opinion: the American people and war -- The new media and the Internet: corporate wasteland or democratic frontier? -- Political parties and elections: are voters united or divided? -- Campaigns and elections: organized money versus (dis)organized people? -- Debating the deficit and the size of government -- Congress: can it serve the public good? -- The presidency: how much difference does the individual make? -- The judiciary: what should its role be in a democracy? -- Economic inequality: a threat to democracy? -- The United States and the global economy: serving citizens or corporate elites? -- U.S. foreign policy after September 11: American hegemony or international cooperation?
Control code
ocm60530042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780618437665
Lccn
2003110188
Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, [edited by] Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The founding: debating the Constitution -- Democracy: overrated or undervalued? -- The new federalism: does it create laboratories of democracy or a race to the bottom? -- Civil society: does America face a crisis in civic engagement? -- Political economy: how democratic is the free market economy? -- Civil liberties and war: debating the USA Patriot Act -- Civil rights: how far have we progressed? -- Public opinion: the American people and war -- The new media and the Internet: corporate wasteland or democratic frontier? -- Political parties and elections: are voters united or divided? -- Campaigns and elections: organized money versus (dis)organized people? -- Debating the deficit and the size of government -- Congress: can it serve the public good? -- The presidency: how much difference does the individual make? -- The judiciary: what should its role be in a democracy? -- Economic inequality: a threat to democracy? -- The United States and the global economy: serving citizens or corporate elites? -- U.S. foreign policy after September 11: American hegemony or international cooperation?
Control code
ocm60530042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780618437665
Lccn
2003110188

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