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A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

Steven L. Taylor, Matthew Soberg Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman - Political Science - 2014 - 392 pages
Four distinguished scholars in political science analyze American democracy from a comparative point of view, exploring how the U.S. political system differs from that of ...
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Democracy--how Direct?: Views from the Founding Era and the Polling Era

Elliott Abrams - Political Science - 2002 - 134 pages
For more than two hundred years Americans have been debating how direct a democracy they want. Many hold that representative government too seldom reflects the people's real ...
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The New Federalist Papers

J. Jackson Barlow, Dennis J. Mahoney, John G. West - History - 1988 - 459 pages
This book represents perhaps the single most important volume to be published on the Constitution during the Bicentennial. With over sixty contributing authors, it brings ...
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The Mythology of American Politics: A Critical Response to Fundamental Questions

John T. Bookman - History - 2008 - 209 pages
Demystifies some of the most pervasive myths about American politics
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The Road to Mass Democracy: Original Intent and the Seventeenth Amendment

C. H. Hoebeke - Political Science - 2014 - 235 pages
Before the Seventeenth Amendment, US senators were elected by state legislatures. To end the supposed corruption of state "machines" and make the Senate more responsive to the ...
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Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We ...

Sanford Levinson - Political Science - 2006 - 272 pages
Levinson argues that too many of our Constitution's provisions promote either unjust or ineffective government. Under the existing blueprint, we can neither rid ourselves of ...
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Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America

George C. Edwards - Political Science - 2004 - 198 pages
In this engaging book, David Rosen offers a radically new account of modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth ...
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A Preface to Democratic Theory, Expanded Edition

Robert A. Dahl - Political Science - 2013 - 200 pages
Robert Dahlís Preface helped launch democratic theory fifty years ago as a new area of study in political science, and it remains the standard introduction to the field ...
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Creating the Constitution: The Convention of 1787 and the First Congress

Thornton Anderson - History - 2010 - 256 pages
Creating the Constitution presents a different interpretation of the Convention and the First Congress, derived largely from a close reading of Farrand's Records and the Annals ...
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