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The future of American democratic politics : principles and practices

Author: Gerald M Pomper; Marc D Weiner
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of essays by leading scholars contemplating the future of American democracy.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Pomper; Marc D Weiner
ISBN: 0813532973 9780813532974 0813532981 9780813532981
OCLC Number: 51046999
Description: xii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A dialogue on American democratic politics / Gerald M. Pomper and Marc D. Weiner --
Pluralism, identity politics, and coalitions: toward Madisonian constitutionalism / Jennifer L. Hochschild --
Equality's troubles: Madison in modern America / Wilson Carey McWilliams --
The majoritarian impulse and the declining significance of place / John Mark Hansen --
The future of democratic participation: the significance of immigration, race, and class / Jane Junn --
The future of liberty in American democratic politics? Or the future of democracy for the politics of liberty? / Nancy J. Hirschmann --
The rhetoric of democratic liberty / Gordon Schochet --
The future of legislatures in democratic politics / Nelson W. Polsby --
Legislative politics: institutional democracy and public disaffection / Alan Rosenthal --
The impact of Bush v. Gore on future democratic politics / Elizabeth Garrett --
The Supreme Court and Bush v. Gore: resolving electoral disputes in a democracy / Milton Heumann and Lance Cassak --
Democratic ends and political parties in America / William Crotty --
Contentious democracy: presidential-interest group relations in a Madisonian system / Daniel J. Tichenor --
Conclusion: Perspectives on the future of American democratic politics / Marc D. Weiner and Gerald M. Pomper.
Responsibility: Gerald M. Pomper, Marc D. Weiner, editors.


Fifteen major scholars assess the current state of American democracy, offering a spirited dialogue on the future of democratic politics. Focussing on three principles fundamental to democracy -  Read more...


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