Who's Running America?: The Clinton Years

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Prentice Hall, 1995 - Political Science - 256 pages
Arguing that the power in America is concentrated in large institutions, this work studies the people at the top of these institutions - who they are, how much power they wield and how they came to power. The volume chronicles the changes in leadership in Washington accompanying the first Democratic administration in 12 years, assesses recent developments in corporate governance in America, and describes how changes in technology, especially in the mass media, have inspired challenges to established elites.

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Contents

Economic Power in America
14
Celebrity CEO
36
Distmguishing Wealth from Power
49
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Thomas R. Dye is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. He was formerly McKenzie Professor of Government. He received his BS and MA degrees from Pennsylvania State University and his PhD degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and articles on American government and public policy, including "The Irony of Democracy", now in its fourteenth edition; "Politics in States and Communities" and "Understanding Public Policy", both now in their fourteenth editions; "Politics in Florida"; "American Politics in the Media Age"; "Power and Society"; "American Federalism"; "Top Down Policymaking"; and "Politics, Economics and the Public".

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