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- Ivan R. Dee 2010; US$ 15.99
The race for the White House in 1968 was a watershed event in American politics. In this brilliantly succinct narrative analysis, Lewis L. Gould shows how the events of that tumultuous year changed the way Americans felt about politics and their national leaders. Bitterness over racial issues and the Vietnam War that marked the 1968 election continued... more...
- Velocity Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A controversial presentation of how new elections laws and practices--PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and related mechanisms--are allowing a handful of rich, anonymous individuals to buy elections and effectively deny Americans their most basic right under the Constitution: the right to cast a democratic vote. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Citizen involvement is considered the cornerstone of democratic theory and practice. Citizens today have the knowledge and ability to participate more fully in the political, technical, and administrative decisions that affect them. On the other hand, direct citizen participation is often viewed with skepticism, even wariness. Many argue that citizens... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00
Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United States Constitution were intended to restrain self-interested ambition. Because not all citizens have a... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2007; US$ 230.00
Thorough, extensive in scope, and meticulously researched, this new edition includes official, state-certified election returns by county and by district for the House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections of 20052006. more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 230.00
Thorough, extensive in scope, and meticulously researched, America Votes includes official, state-certified election returns and key data by county and by district for the House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections for the 2007?2008 election cycle. This volume is an essential acquisition for university, school, public, and professional libraries. Updates... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24
This book examines voting practices in America during the nineteenth century. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The book examines the problems that plague contemporary American democracy. Written from the standpoint of democratic theory, and from a progressive point of view, the book explores different facets of American democratic culture and its various deficits ? deficits that can lead to the crippling of democratic politics. more...