Democracy for the Few, 9th Edition / Edition 9 available in Paperback
Parenti's provocative critique of class power within traditional political institutions will arouse classroom debate and introduce students to a unique viewpoint of American capitalism. Unlike most book on the American political system, DEMOCRACY FOR THE FEW emphasizes the political economy of public policy and who gets what.
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About the Author
Michael Parenti has taught political and social science at a number of colleges and universities, and now devotes himself full time to writing and guest lecturing. He is an internationally known, award winning author who has published 21 books, including: God and His Demons (2010); Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader (2007); The Culture Struggle (2006), and The Assassination of Julius Caesar (2003).Various writings of his have been translated into some twenty languages. His publications, including previous editions of Democracy for the Few, have been read and enjoyed by students, lay readers, and scholars, and have been used extensively in hundreds of college courses across the country. Dr. Parenti lectures frequently throughout North America and abroad. His various talks and interviews have played widely on radio, television, and the Internet. Some 300 articles of his have been published in magazines, newspapers, websites, and scholarly journals, including American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Social Research, and New Political Science. For more information, visit his website: www.michaelparenti.org.
Table of Contents
Preface 1. Partisan Politics. 2. A Constitution for the Few. 3. Rise of the Corporate State. 4. Wealth and Want in the United States. 5. Institutions and Ideologies. 6. Politics: Who Gets What? 7. Health and Human Services: Sacrificial Lambs. 8. The Last Environment. 9. Unequal before the Law. 10. Political Repression and National Insecurity. 11. The U.S. Global Military Empire. 12. Who Governs? Elites, Labor, and Globalization. 13. Mass Media: For the Many, by the Few. 14. Voters, Parties, and Stolen Elections. 15. Congress: The Pocketing of Power. 16. The President: Guardian of the System. 17. The Political Economy of Bureaucracy. 18. The Supremely Political Court. 19. Democracy for the Few.
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Democracy for the Few, 9th Edition based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Exciting read. To learn more of the Korporate control of what I thought was our country.