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Voices of dissent : critical readings in American politic

Author: William F Grover; Joseph G Peschek
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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'Voices of Dissent' takes students far beyond the mainstream debate between liberalism and conservatism to fundamentally challenge the status quo.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William F Grover; Joseph G Peschek
ISBN: 9780205560011 0205560016
OCLC Number: 132681508
Description: xiii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: This land is your land / Jim Hightower --
A short history of neo-liberalism / Susan George --
Why does the air stink? Corporate power and public policy / Dan Clawson, Alan Neustadtl and Mark Weller --
Global ecology and the common good / John Bellamy Foster --
What is the American dream? / Jennifer L. Hochchild --
Liberal individualism and the crisis of citizenship / Robert N. Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton --
Kingdom coming: Resisting the power of the Christian right / Michelle Goldberg --
The greatest nation on Earth / Robert Jensen --
American exceptionalism and the politics of fragmentation / Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers --
The dark side of the constitution / Kenneth M. Dolbeare and Linda Medcalf --
Our Godless constitution / Brooke Allen --
Some truths are not self-evident / Howard Zinn --
It's the media, stupid / Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols --
News content and illusion: Four information biases that matter / W. Lance Bennett --
The military-industrial-media complex / Noman Solomon --
Take public broadcasting back / Bill Moyers --
What's the matter with America? / Thomas Frank --
The shrinking electorial battleground / FairVote --
Let them eat war / Arlie Hochschild --
After the deluge: Electoral reform in the wake of the elections of 2000 / Lani Guinier --
Congress and big business / John C. Berg --
Democracy on drugs: How a bill really becomes a law / Common Cause --
Four amendments and a funeral: The house of horrors that is Congress / Matt Taibbi --
Congressional inertia: Iron triangles old and new / Patricia Siplon and William F. Grover --
The limits of presidential power / Michael A. Genovese --
The Presidential spectacle / Bruce Miroff --
The "unitary executive" and the threat to democratic government / Jennifer Van Bergen --
George W. Bush's imperial presidency / Joseph G. Peschek --
Corporations, the law, and democracy / Carl Swidorski --
Democracy versus judicial review / Mark Tushnet --
This dangerous patriot's game / Patricia J. Williams --
Neo-patriarchy and the anti-homosexual agenda / R. Claire Snyder --
The tax-cut con / Paul Krugman --
Doing it for ourselves: Can feminism survive class polarization? / Barbara Ehrenreich --
Black America and the dilemma of patrotism / Brian Gilmore --
Sorrows of empire / Chalmers Johnson --
Letter from Birmingham Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Reclaiming the Commons / Naomi Klein --
Ten steps to improve our democracy / Steven Hill --
All together now: common sense for a fair economy / Jared Berstein.
Responsibility: [edited by] William F. Grover, Joseph G. Peschek.
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