Where America Stands 1997by Michael Golay
The new way to take the pulse of America[An annual snapshot of what America is thinking, Where America Stands 1997 offers everyone from pundits to the person on the street a fresh perspective on what's on the minds of Americans. Featuring extensive Gallup polling data as well as background information and analysis, this all-in-one guide explores the most important national issues and examines the outcome of the 1996 Presidential election. It also delves into what the American public thinks about such vital issues as Congressional reform, taxes and the budget deficit, welfare reform, affirmative action, abortion, education, crime and justice, health care, and the media. Combining public opinion data with hard facts and incisive analysis of what the numbers mean, Where America Stands 1997 offers rare insights into current and emerging trends.[* Breaks down data by region, age, gender, income, education, and political party and ideology * Features an inviting open design, with intriguing sidebars, boxes, and graphics[MICHAEL GOLAY (Mystic, Connecticut) is a journalist and author of To Gettysburg and Beyond. CARL ROLLYSON (Brooklyn, New York) is a professor at Baruch College.
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