The Voice of the People: Public Opinion and Democracy / Edition 1

The Voice of the People: Public Opinion and Democracy / Edition 1

by James S. Fishkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300072554

ISBN-13: 9780300072556

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this thoughtful and highly readable critique of contemporary politics and government in the United States, James Fishkin evaluates modern democratic practices, explains how the voice of the people has struggled to make itself heard in the past, and joins this with a review of ideas and experiments-including Fishkin's idea for a National Issues Convention that…  See more details below

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In this thoughtful and highly readable critique of contemporary politics and government in the United States, James Fishkin evaluates modern democratic practices, explains how the voice of the people has struggled to make itself heard in the past, and joins this with a review of ideas and experiments-including Fishkin's idea for a National Issues Convention that was adapted by PBS in January 1996-to legitimately rediscover the people's voice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300072556
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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