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Democracy for the Few, 9th Edition / Edition 9
     

Democracy for the Few, 9th Edition / Edition 9

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by Michael Parenti
 

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ISBN-10: 0495911267

ISBN-13: 9780495911265

Pub. Date: 03/10/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

DEMOCRACY FOR THE FEW is a provocative interpretation of American Government. It shows how democracy is repeatedly violated by corporate oligopolies, and how popular forces have fought back and occasionally made gains in spite of the system. By focusing on the relationship between economic power and political power, discussing actual government practices and

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DEMOCRACY FOR THE FEW is a provocative interpretation of American Government. It shows how democracy is repeatedly violated by corporate oligopolies, and how popular forces have fought back and occasionally made gains in spite of the system. By focusing on the relationship between economic power and political power, discussing actual government practices and policies, conspiracies, propaganda, fraud, secrecy and other ploys of government and politics, this book stands apart in its analysis of how US Government works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495911265
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/10/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
311,361
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Partisan Politics. 2. A Constitution for the Few. 3. Rise of the Corporate State. 4. Wealth and Want in the United States. 5. Institutions and Ideologies. 6. Politics: Who Gets What? 7. Health and Human Services: Sacrificial Lambs. 8. The Last Environment. 9. Unequal before the Law. 10. Political Repression and National Insecurity. 11. The U.S. Global Military Empire. 12. Who Governs? Elites, Labor, and Globalization. 13. Mass Media: For the Many, by the Few. 14. Voters, Parties, and Stolen Elections. 15. Congress: The Pocketing of Power. 16. The President: Guardian of the System. 17. The Political Economy of Bureaucracy. 18. The Supremely Political Court. 19. Democracy for the Few.

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Democracy for the Few, 9th Edition 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Exciting read. To learn more of the Korporate control of what I thought was our country.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago