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Democracy's edge : choosing to save our country by bringing democracy to life

Author: Frances Moore Lappé
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Democracy's Edge is a rousing battle cry that we can - and must - act now. From Jefferson to Eisenhower, presidents from both parties have warned us of the danger of letting a closed, narrow group of business and government officials concentrate power over our lives. Yet today, a small and unrepresentative group of people is making vital decisions for all of us." "But this crisis is only a symptom, Frances Moore
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Moore Lappé
ISBN: 0787943118 9780787943110
OCLC Number: 61353081
Description: xvi, 471 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The frame --
The long arc --
Power is not a four-letter word --
Democracy growing up --
Our coat --
The elephant --
Democracy as a verb --
Attention --
Action --
Choice --
Voice --
Democracy in our bones --
Learning --
Security --
The invitation --
Two frames for democracy --
Toward a language of democracy.
Other Titles: Choosing to save our country by bringing democracy to life
Responsibility: Frances Moore Lappé ; with the assistance of Rachel Burton, Anna Lappé, and Hope Richardson.
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Three out of five Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, feel our country is headed in the wrong direction. America is at the edge, a critical place at which we can either renew and revitalize or  Read more...

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