Here the People Rule: Selected Essays

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American Enterprise Institute, 1991 - Political Science - 405 pages
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Answering the question Was the Founding an Accident?, this study includes discussions of Tocqueville, and of art and the public interest.
 

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Contents

COMPROMISE AND REFORM
3
FEDERALISM AND THE DILEMMA OF POPULAR
23
DEMOCRATIC POLICYMAKERS
89
POLITICS VERSUS ADMINISTRATION
161
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185
11
209
12
220
THE CAPACITIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
249
15
285
16
296
THREE PROBLEMS FOR DEMOCRACY
311
J Q How MANY AND WHO SHOULD BE SET AT LIBERTY?
324
THE DANGEROUS GOODNESS OF DEMOCRACY
341
SOME ALTERNATIVES FOR THE PUBLIC LIBRARY
349
ART AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST
361
ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL PROBLEMS
373

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About the author (1991)

Edward C. Banfield (1916-1999) was professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His books include Government Project, The Moral Basis of a Backward Society, City Politics, The Unheavenly City, and The Democratic Muse.

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