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The Lanahan readings in the American polity

Author: Ann Gostyn Serow; Everett Carll Ladd
Publisher: Baltimore : Lanahan Publishers, ©2000.
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Lanahan readings in the American polity.
Baltimore : Lanahan Publishers, c2000
(OCoLC)624713275
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Gostyn Serow; Everett Carll Ladd
ISBN: 0965268772 9780965268776
OCLC Number: 43755950
Description: xxvi, 670 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. American ideology: Democracy in America / Alexis de Tocqueville ; The American commonwealth / James Bryce ; The liberal tradition in America / Louis Hartz ; American exceptionalism / Seymour Martin Lipset ; The Ladd report / Everett Carll Ladd ; Race matters / Cornel West ; People of paradox / Michael Kammen ; Habits of the heart / Robert Bellah ... [et al.] --
pt. 2. The Constitution and American democracy: The American political tradition / James Hoftsadter ; The federalist 10 / James Madison ; A machine that would go of itself / Michael Kammen ; The power elite / C. Wright Mills ; Diversity in the power elite / Richard Zweigenhaft, G. William Domhoff ; Who governs?; and A preface to democratic theory / Robert Dahl ; From Watergate to Whitewater / Robert Roberts, Marion Doss --
pt. 3. Separation of powers: The federalist 51 / James Madison ; Congressional government / Woodrow Wilson ; The Washington community : 1800-1828 / James Sterling Young ; Revolving gridlock / David Brady, Craig Volden --
pt. 4. Federalism: The federalist 39 and 46 / James Madison ; American federalism / Daniel Elezar ; Laboratories of democracy / David Osborne ; United States v. Lopez (1995) ; Power to the people / Tommy Thompson --
pt. 5. Congress: Congress : the electoral connection / David Mayhew ; Hoem style / Richard Fenno ; Congressional women / Irwin Gertzog ; Hispanics in Congress / Maurilio Vigil ; Pork : a time-honored tradition lives on / Paul Starobin ; In praise of pork / John Ellwood, Eric Patashnik ; The congressional experience / David Price ; The freshmen / Linda Killian --
pt. 6. The presidency: Presidential power and the modern presidents / Richard Neustadt ; The imperial presidency / Arthur Schelsinger ; The paradoxes of the American presidency / Thomas Cronin, Michael Genovese ; The rise of the plebiscitary presidency / Craig Rimmerman ; Impeachment : a handbook / Charles Black --
pt. 7. The Executive Branch: A government of strangers / Hugh Helco ; Governing America / Joseph Califano ; Bureaucracy / James Q. Wilson ; Reinventing government / David Osborn, Ted Gaebler --
pt. 8. The judiciary: The federalist 78 / Alexander Hamilton ; The democratic character of judicial review / Eugene Rostow ; Storm center / David O'Brien ; Brennan vs. Rehnquist / Peter Irons ; The center holds / James Simon --
pt. 9. Public opinion: The American commonwealth / James Bryce ; The phantom public / Walter Lippman ; Public opinion and American democracy / V.O. Key ; Coming to public judgment / Daniel Yankelovich ; Direct democracy / Thomas Cronin --
pt. 10. Interest groups: Democracy in America / Alexis de Tocqueville ; The semisovereign people / E.E. Schattschneider ; The end of liberalism / Theodore Lowi ; The lobbyists / Jeffrey Birnbaum ; Who will tell the people / William Greider ; Strangers among us / Roberto Suro ; Storming the gates / Dan Balz, Ronald Brownstein --
pt. 11. Voting and elections: Inside campaign finance / Frank Sorauf ; The tyranny of the majority / Lani Guinier ; Dirty politics / Kathleen Hall Jamieson ; Dirty little secrets / Larry Sabato, Glenn Simpson ; Going negative / Stephen Ansolabehere, Shanto Iyengar ; Extraordinary politics / Charles Euchner --
pt. 12. Political parties: Critical elections and the mainsprings of American politics / Walter Dean Burnham ; The party's over / David Broder ; The party goes on / Xandra Kayden, Eddie Mahe ; They only look dead / E.J. Dionne ; Storming the gates / Dan Balz, Robert Brownstein ; I ain't got time to bleed / Jesse Ventura --
pt. 13. The media: A time of change / Harrison Salisbury ; Feeding frenzy / Larry Sabato ; Spin cycle / Howard Kurz ; Trail fever / Michael Lewis --
pt. 14. Civil liberties and civil rights: Gideon's trumpet / Anthony Lewis ; Miranda v. Arizona (1966) ; Simple justice / Richard Kluger ; The rage of a privileged class / Ellis Cose ; Affirmative action at work / Bron Taylor ; Gay and lesbian movements in the United States / Steven Epstein ; In our defense / Ellen Alderman, Caroline Kennedy ; Girls lean back everywhere / Edward de Grazia ; Rights talk / Mary Ann Glendon --
pt. 15. The political economy: The affluent society / John Kenneth Galbraith ; Free to chose / Milton Friedman ; The Judas economy / William Wolman, Anne Colamosca --
pt. 16. Public welfare: The other AMerican / Michael Harrington ; Civil rights : rhetoric or reality? / Thomas Sowell ; Black initiative and governmental responsibility / Joint Center for Political Studies ; Tyranny of kindness / Theresa Funiciello --
pt. 17. America in the world: An unpopular moment / Charles Krauthammer ; Who speaks for America / Eric Alterman ; Around the cragged hill / George Kennan.
Other Titles: American polity
Responsibility: [edited by] Ann G. Serow, Everett C. Ladd.

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