The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust / Edition 1

The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust / Edition 1

by John B. Judis
     
 

ISBN-10: 041593026X

ISBN-13: 9780415930260

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Washington is big business. John B. Judis, a senior editor for the New Republic, onducts an instructive tour through this corridor of money and power in this work. Cutting to the heart of today's debate, it recommends what we can do to fix our broken system.  See more details below

Overview

Washington is big business. John B. Judis, a senior editor for the New Republic, onducts an instructive tour through this corridor of money and power in this work. Cutting to the heart of today's debate, it recommends what we can do to fix our broken system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415930260
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Current Affairs/History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
1.The Paradox of Democracy3
2.The Development of Democratic Pluralism33
3.The Great American Celebration59
4.The Legacy of the Sixties80
5.Business and the Rise of K Street109
6.The Triumph of Conservatism137
7.The Apostasy of the Elites156
8.The Conservative Crack-up180
9.The Frustration of Reform202
10.Sleepwalking Toward the Millennium227
11.Conclusion252
Notes262
Acknowledgments287
Index289

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