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Practicing Democracy: A Guide to Student Action / Edition 2
     

Practicing Democracy: A Guide to Student Action / Edition 2

by Ralph Nader, Ralph Nader
 

ISBN-10: 0312152728

ISBN-13: 9780312152727

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text gives students the methods and sources needed to get involved in politics. Reflecting current political trends and organizations, this text lists over 400 political action groups (liberal, conservative, and moderate) with important contact information, including Internet URLs. It also offers examples of letters, memos, and op-ed pieces showing the political

Overview

This text gives students the methods and sources needed to get involved in politics. Reflecting current political trends and organizations, this text lists over 400 political action groups (liberal, conservative, and moderate) with important contact information, including Internet URLs. It also offers examples of letters, memos, and op-ed pieces showing the political process at work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312152727
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Resource Library in Political Science Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword By U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone On the Importance of Citizen Activism. Foreword By Richard N. Bond, former Chairman, Republican National Committee My Entry into Politics. Introduction: By Ralph Nader. Getting Started. 1. Individual Action. 2. Forming a Citizen Group and Recruiting Supporters. 3. Public Education. 4. Research. 5. Direct Action. 6. Citizen Lobbying. 7. The Courts. 8. Initiative and Referendum. 9. Community Lawyer. 10. Shareholder Activism. 11. The Media: Citizen Access to Newspapers, Television and Radio. 12. Fundraising. 13. Resources. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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