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The Democratic Debate: American Politics in an Age of Change / Edition 6
     

The Democratic Debate: American Politics in an Age of Change / Edition 6

by Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom, Tom De Luca
 

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ISBN-10: 1133604390

ISBN-13: 9781133604396

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models of democracy, individuals and movements that made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy become more relevant, compelling, and lively.

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Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models of democracy, individuals and movements that made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy become more relevant, compelling, and lively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133604396
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
219,719
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Democratic Debate. 2. The Revolution and the Constitution: Origins of the Democratic Debate. 3. The Dilemma of American Federalism. 4. The American Political Economy. 5. Public Opinion and Political Culture: Can The People Be Fooled? 6. Democracy and Voting. 7. Campaigns: Organized Money versus Organized People. 8. U.S. Parties: Who Has a Voice? 9. The Media: Who Sets the Political Agenda? 10. Interest Group Politics: Popular Pressure or Elite Bias? 11. Mass Movement Politics: The Great Equalizer. 12. Congress: A Vehicle for Popular Democracy? 13. Presidential Leadership and Elite Democracy. 14. Bureaucracy: Myth and Reality. 15. The Judiciary and the Democratic Debate. 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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