The Lanahan Readings in the American Polity

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Ann Gostyn Serow, Everett Carll Ladd
Lanahan Publishers, 2007 - Political Science - 670 pages
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Presents a collection of ninety essays that cover American politics and government.

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Contents

A young French aristocrat visited the United
3
MICHAEL KAMMEN People of Paradox
6
yet there are numerous paradoxes that
11
THEDA SKOCPOL Diminished Democracy
17
have met the enemy and he is us Paradoxes
30
ARTHUR SCHLESINGER The Imperial Presidency
32
ROBERT REICH Locked in the Cabinet
39
PART
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Miranda v Arizona
326
RICHARD KLUGER Simple Justice
342
CHARLES OGLETREE All Deliberate Speed
350
ELLEN ALDERMANCAROLINE KENNEDY
366
THOMAS CRONIN Direct Democracy
393
LAWRENCE JACOBSROBERT SHAPIRO
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ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE Democracy in America
411
JEFFREY BIRNBAUM The Lobbyists
424

JAMES MADISON The Federalist 10
49
MICHAEL KAMMEN A Machine That Would Go of Itself
56
LANI GUINIER The Tyranny of the Majority
62
RICHARD ZWEIGENHAFTG WILLIAM DOMHOFF
79
LARRY SABATO Feeding Frenzy
80
SHARON HAYS Flat Broke with Children
86
ROBERT DAHL Who Governs? and A Preface
88
JAMES MADISON The Federalist 51
97
DANIEL ELAZAR American Federalism
121
LARRY GERSTONTERRY CHRISTENSEN Recall
135
The Electoral Connection
147
SARAH BINDER Stalemate
156
BARBARA SINCLAIR The 60 Vote Senate
162
MICHELE SWERS The Difference Women Make
168
KATHERINE TATE Black Faces in the Mirror
174
A TimeHonored Tradition
180
DAVID PRICE The Congressional Experience
188
RICHARD NEUSTADT Presidential Power and the Modem
199
THOMAS CRONINMICHAEL GENOVESE
212
CRAIG RIMMERMAN The Rise of the Plebiscitary Presidency
223
KENNETH MAYER With the Stroke of a
231
JOEL ABERBACHBERT ROCKMAN In the Web of Politics
256
JAMES Q WILSON Bureaucracy
274
EUGENE ROSTOW The Democratic Character
287
PETER IRONS Brennan vs Rehnquist
296
PART NINE
315
WILLIAM GREIDER Who Will Tell the People
432
ROBERTO SURO Strangers Among
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DAN BALZRONALD BROWNSTEIN Storming the Gates
449
DANTE SCALA Stormy Weather
457
DENNIS JOHNSON No Place for Amateurs
463
WILLIAM EGGERS Government 2 0
473
KATHLEEN HALL JAMIESON Dirty Politics
480
STEPHEN ANSOLABEHERESHANTO IYENGAR
487
JAMES CEASERANDREW BUSCH Red Over Blue
494
FRANCES FOX PIVENRICHARD CLOWARD
500
WALTER DEAN BURNHAM Critical Elections and
511
EARL BLACKMERLE BLACK The Rise of Southern
517
JOHN GARCIA Latino Politics in America
535
JOHN WHITE The Values Divide
541
MARK MONMONIER Bushmanders and Bullwinkles
548
KATHARINE GRAHAM Personal History
561
MARTIN WATTENBERG Where Have All
592
BRIAN ANDERSON South Park Conservatives
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PART FIFTEEN
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MILTON FRIEDMAN Free to Choose
611
BENJAMIN BARBER Jihad vs McWorld
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SAMUEL HUNTINGTON The Clash of Civilizations
639
JOSEPH NYE Soft Power
649
CHALMERS JOHNSON Blowback
658
Permissions Acknowledgments
665
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