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The State and democracy

revitalizing America"s government

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Political participation -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993 -- Citizen participation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementMarc V. Levine ... [et al.].
      SeriesAlternative policies for America
      ContributionsLevine, Marc V., 1951-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1764 .S83 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2041632M
      ISBN 10041590045X, 041590076X
      LC Control Number88018323

      Democracy in the States offers a 21st century agenda for election reform in America based on lessons learned in the fifty states. Combining accessibility and rigor, leading scholars of U.S. democracy, as it empowers political groups to raise money for their causes by appealing directly to like-minded citizens. However, today, as in the past, the most common form of democracy, whether for a town of 50, or a nation of 50 million, is representative democracy, in which citizens Some local jurisdictions in the United States.

        Once again Peter Dale Scott illuminates the workings of the American deep state in this fascinating and seminal study of how and why the country's foreign policy has gone off the rails and is even destroying democracy at home. This indispensable book is brilliantly researched and reasoned, persuading us that we cannot hope to save the republic Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states. The book covers the main dimensions of t.

      Democracy in the Administrative State (Public Administration and Democracy) Redford, Emmette S. and Martin, Roscoe C. ISBN ISBN New. To some degree, of course, the unresponsiveness of America’s political system is by design. The United States was founded as a republic, not a democracy. .


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