Is this any way to run a democratic election?: debating American electoral politics
Written by well known presidency scholar, Stephen Wayne, this brief text offers an overview of major issues concerning electoral politics and suggests ways to close the gap between democratic theory and political practice. Key topics include political participation, the role of money, the importance of political parties, and the role of the media. Each chapter begins with a Did You Know That...? vignette of facts related to the chapter topic that provide a background for students. Each chapter contains discussion questions and topics for debate to encourage student reflection.
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This is more of an academic read, but very accessible and interesting. The chapters start off with lists of trivia about elections. The books covers the basics of American government. Read full review
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