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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It
     

The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It

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by Amy Gutmann
 

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ISBN-10: 0691160856

ISBN-13: 9780691160856

Pub. Date: 04/27/2014

Publisher: Princeton University Press

To govern in a democracy, political leaders have to compromise. When they do not, the result is political paralysis—dramatically demonstrated by the gridlock in Congress in recent years. In The Spirit of Compromise, eminent political thinkers Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson show why compromise is so important, what stands in the way of achieving it, and

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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very good book for anyone interested in deliberation in the political environment of today. A good complimentary text to the literature on deliberative democracy. The book covers an important area of the field that hasd been ignored in the past