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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger M. Barrus, James F. Pontuso, David E. Marion, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane Jr. - History - 2004 - 168 pages
In The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of Democratic Rule, Roger M. Barrus and his coauthors embark on a discussion of American democracy from the ...
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Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-six Countries

Arend Lijphart - Political Science - 1999 - 351 pages
Review: "In this updated and expanded edition of his book Democracies, Arend Lijphart offers a broader and deeper analysis of worldwide democratic institutions than ever before ...
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why the constitution matters

LAW - 2010 - 187 pages
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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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Debating the Presidency: Conflicting Perspectives on the American Executive ...

Richard Ellis, Michael Nelson - Political Science - 2010 - 253 pages
The study of the presidency&BAD:—the power of the office, the evolution of the executive as an institution, the men who have served&BAD:—has generated a great body of ...
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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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The Right to Vote: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

D. Grier Stephenson - Law - 2004 - 453 pages
From its roots in early English rules to its practice today, this work covers the evolution, expansion, and ongoing debates regarding "the first liberty" in America.
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The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution: A Fully Annotated ...

Richard Beeman - Political Science - 2010 - 224 pages
What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with ...
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Money, Power & Elections: How Campaign Finance Reform Subverts American ...

Rodney A. Smith - Political Science - 2006 - 192 pages
Have campaign finance reform laws actually worked? Is money less influential in electing candidates today than it was thirty years ago when legislation was first enacted ...
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America's Survival Guide

Michael Warren - History - 2007 - 236 pages
America was founded on certain First Principles which are the critical underpinnings of our free society: the rule of law, unalienable rights, equality, the Social Compact, and ...
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