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The Democratic Debate: American Politics in an Age of Change / Edition 5
     

The Democratic Debate: American Politics in an Age of Change / Edition 5

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by Bruce Miroff
 

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ISBN-10: 0547216386

ISBN-13: 9780547216386

Pub. Date: 03/12/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models, individuals who made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy both relevant and compelling.

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Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models, individuals who made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy both relevant and compelling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547216386
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/12/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
489
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. Introduction: The Democratic Debate. 2. The Revolution and the Constitution: Origins of the Democratic Debate. 3. The American Political Economy. 4. Public Opinion and Political Culture: Can the People Be Fooled? Part II: PARTICIPATION. 5. Where Have All the Voters Gone? 6. Campaigns: Organized Money versus Organized People. 7. US Parties: Who Has a Vote? 8. The Media: Who Sets the Political Agenda? 9. Interest Group Politics: Elite Bias. 10. Mass Movement Politics: The Great Equalizer. Part III: INSTITUTIONS. 11. Congress: A Vehicle for Popular Democracy? 12. Presidential Leadership and Elite Democracy. 13. Bureaucracy: Myth and Reality. 14. The Judiciary and the Democratic Debate. 15. State and Local Politics: The Dilemma of Federalism. Part IV: POLICY. 16. Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. 17. Economic and Social Policy: The Democratic Connections. 18. Foreign Policy in the National Security State.

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