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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.   

The Politics of Sincerity: Plato, Frank Speech, and Democratic Judgment

Elizabeth Markovits - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 234 pages
A growing frustration with “spin doctors,” doublespeak, and outright lying by public officials has resulted in a deep public cynicism regarding politics today. It has also led ...
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Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted ...

Sheldon S. Wolin - Political Science - 2009 - 376 pages
Democracy is struggling in America--by now this statement is almost cliché. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In Democracy Incorporated, Sheldon Wolin ...
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Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations: Positivity Theory and the Judgments of ...

James L. Gibson, Gregory A. Caldeira - Political Science - 2009 - 240 pages
In recent years the American public has witnessed several hard-fought battles over nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these heated confirmation fights, candidates' legal ...
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Kabuki Democracy: The System Vs. Barack Obama

Eric Alterman - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 225 pages
Alterman asks why President Obama has been unable to deliver on the promise of the 2008 campaign. He argues that while Obama's compromises have disappointed many of his ...
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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It

Amy Gutmann, Dennis Thompson - Political Science - 2012 - 176 pages
If politics is the art of the possible, then compromise is the artistry of democracy. Unless one partisan ideology holds sway over all branches of government, compromise is ...
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Territories of Citizenship

Ludvig Beckman, Eva Erman - Political Science - 2012 - 192 pages
This volume bridges two separate academic debates on the problems of democracy and the political community in a transnational context. The authors discuss the theoretical ...
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Project Republic: Plans and Arguments for a New Australia

Benjamin Thomas Jones, Mark McKenna - Political Science - 2013 - 272 pages
It's time for some straight talking about Australia's future as a republic. A republic is the key to our national renewal: we need a head of state who shares a genuine affinity ...
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One Nation...Indivisible?

Sara S. Chapman, Ursula S. Colby - Political Science - 2001 - 247 pages
A no-holds barred look at how ideology-based partisan politics is altering the Framers' vision of government and alienating Americans.
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Prime Ministers and Rhetorical Governance

Dennis Grube - Political Science - 2013 - 216 pages
It is a well-known fact that Prime ministers are fond of talking, in fact at times it seems impossible to get them to do anything else. The reason for this constant talking is ...
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The Treaty of Lisbon: Origins and Negotiation

David Phinnemore - Political Science - 2013 - 328 pages
Decisive rejection by French and Dutch voters in 2005 forced the EU to abandon the Constitutional Treaty agreed the previous year. Yet by the end of the 2007, contrary to all ...
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