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The Irony Of Reform: Roots Of American Political Disenchantment / Edition 1

The Irony Of Reform: Roots Of American Political Disenchantment / Edition 1

by G. Calvin Mackenzie, Calvin G. MacKenzie


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This book describes how American society has evolved over the past half century by examining the cultural context for political change. It explores the profound alterations that have occurred in American political process and discusses the reforms that have altered the American politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813328393
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 04/19/1996
Series: Transforming American Politics Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)

About the Author

G. Calvin Mackenzie holds the endowed chair of Distinguished Presidential Professor of American Government and is chair of the Department of Government at Colby College.

Table of Contents

Transforming American Politics — Forthcoming Titles — Preface — Introduction — The New Landscape of American Life — The Politics the Reformers Made — The Congress We Love to Hate — The Sisyphean Presidency — Courts Unchained — The Stalemate System — About The Book and Author

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