Imperfect democracies : the democratic deficit in Canada and the United States (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Imperfect democracies : the democratic deficit in Canada and the United States

Author: Patti Tamara Lenard; Richard Simeon
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely book evaluates and compares alleged democratic deficits in Canada and the United States and proposes solutions to remedy them.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patti Tamara Lenard; Richard Simeon
ISBN: 9780774823777 0774823771 0774823763 9780774823760
OCLC Number: 876426740
Description: vii, 350 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Patti Tamara Lenard and Richard Simeon1 The Democratic Deficit: Canada and the United States in Comparative Perspective / Pippa Norris2 Citizen Expectations and Democratic Performance: The Sources and Consequences of Democratic Deficits from the Bottom Up / Neil Nevitte and Stephen White3 Defining and Identifying a "Democratic Deficit" / David Beetham4 Democracy in American Elections / Michael McDonald5 "Can Canada's Past Electoral Reforms Help to Understand the Debate over Its Method of Election?" / John C. Courtney6 Regulating Political Finance in Canada: Contributions to Democracy? / Lisa Young7 Campaign Finance Reform in the United States / Robert C. Boatright8 Imperfect Legislatures / David C. Docherty9 Democracy's Wartime Deficits: Presidential Prerogatives and Liberal Democracy in America / Daniel J. Tichenor10 The "Centre" of the Democratic Deficit: Power and Influence in Canadian Political Executives / Graham White11 Extending the Franchise to Non-Citizen Residents in Canada and the United States: How Bad is the Democratic Deficit? / Patti Tamara Lenard and Daniel Munro12 Citizen Representation and the American Jury / Ethan J. Leib and David L. Ponet13 Supplementary Democracy? Democratic Deficits and Citizens' Assemblies / Amy Lang and Mark E. Warren14 Reflections on the "Democratic Deficit" in Canada and the United States / Simone Chambers and Patti Tamara LenardIndex
Responsibility: edited by Patti Tamara Lenard and Richard Simeon

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Imperfect Democracies combines theoretical studies of the "democratic deficit" with approaches that use survey data and are more behaviouralist. The authors, many of whom are leaders in their fields, Read more...

 
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