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Controlling nuclear weapons ; democracy versus guardianship

Robert Alan Dahl - Political Science - 1985 - 113 pages
Argues that decisions about nuclear weapons and strategy have escaped the control of the democratic process and discusses how to deal with complex issues in a democratic fashion
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The Choice of the People?: Debating the Electoral College

Judith Best - Political Science - 1996 - 163 pages
This book brings together the ideas of today's most prominent supporters, critics, and opponents of the electoral college. Along with critical documents that provide historical ...
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Jack N Rakove - History - 2009 - 354 pages
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian serves as a guide to the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence, providing historical contexts and offering interpretive commentary.
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Representative Democracy: Legislators and their Constituents

Michael L. Mezey - Political Science - 2008 - 252 pages
Although we tend to use the terms 'representative democracy' and 'democracy' as synonyms, Michael Mezey maintains that they are not. Democracy means that the people govern ...
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Electoral College Reform: Challenges and Possibilities

Dr Gary Bugh - Law - 2013 - 306 pages
Why hasn't the United States reformed the Electoral College system, and how can it best do so? This volume brings together new essays by law professors and political scientists ...
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