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The Resource Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom

Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom

Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics
Title
Debating democracy
Title remainder
a reader in American politics
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
INT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miroff, Bruce
Dewey number
320.973
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.M577 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1751-1836
  • 1761-1796
  • 1952-
  • 1962-
  • 1912-2006
  • 1938-
  • 1944-
  • 1936-
  • 1920-2019
  • 1960-
  • 1960-
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Seidelman, Raymond
  • Swanstrom, Todd
  • Madison, James
  • Coram, Robert
  • Mueller, John E
  • Loeb, Paul Rogat
  • Eggers, William D
  • O'Leary, John
  • Donahue, John D
  • Wattenberg, Ben J
  • Gingrich, Newt
  • Friedman, Milton
  • Bowles, Samuel
  • Roosevelt, Frank
  • Edwards, Richard
  • Kennedy, Anthony M.
  • Stevens, John Paul
  • Gerstmann, Evan
  • Schulman, Sam
  • Allen, Brooke
  • Sunstein, Cass R
  • Bennett, W. Lance
  • Rauch, Jonathan
  • Wilson, James Q
  • Ansolabehere, Stephen
  • Iyengar, Shanto
  • Geer, John Gray
  • Stiglitz, Joseph E
  • Laffer, Arthur B
  • Moore, Stephen
  • Mann, Thomas E
  • Ornstein, Norman J
  • Mayhew, David R
  • Greenstein, Fred I
  • Skowronek, Stephen
  • Scalia, Antonin
  • Breyer, Stephen G.
  • Cox, W. Michael
  • Alm, Richard
  • Krugman, Paul R
  • Bacevich, Andrew J
  • Mandelbaum, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • United States
Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223102590560
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. The founding: debating the Constitution. Federalist no. 10 / James Madison -- Anti-Federalist paper, 18 October 1787 / Brutus -- Ch. 2. Democracy: overrated or undervalued? Democracy's romantic myths / John Mueller -- The active citizen / Paul Rogat Loeb -- Ch. 3. The new federalism: does it create laboratories of democracy of a race to the bottom? Beyond the beltway / William D. Eggers and John O'Leary -- The devil in devolution / John D. Donohue -- Ch. 4. Immigration: does it strengthen or threaten American democracy? Immigration strengthens American democracy / Ben Wattenberg -- Patriotic immigration / Newt Gingrich -- Ch. 5. Political economy: how democratic is the free market economy? Capitalism and freedom / Milton Friedman -- Corporate capitalism hurts American democracy / Samuel Bowles, Frank Roosevelt, and Richard Edwards -- Ch. 6. Civil liberties: is corporate spending on elections the equivalent of free speech? Corporate spending on elections is free speech and should not be regulated (excerpts from the Majority opinion) / Justice Anthony Kennedy -- Corporate spending on elections is not free speech and can be regulated (excerpts from the Minority opinion) / Justice John Paul Stevens -- Ch. 7. Civil rights: debating same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage as a Constitutional right / Evan Gerstmann -- Gay marriage--and marriage / Sam Schulman -- Ch. 8. Church-state relations: was the United States founded as a Christian nation? The centrality of our Creator in defining America / Newt Gingrich -- Our Godless constitution / Brooke Allen -- Ch. 9. Digital media: do they expand or chrink democracy? The daily we / Cass R. Sunstein -- Changing citizenship in the Digital Age / W. Lance Bennett -- Ch. 10. Political polarization: how divided are we? Bipolar disorder / Jonathan Rauch -- How divided are we? / James Q. Wilson -- Ch. 11. Campaigns and elections: do negative ads damage democracy? Negative ads shrink and polarize the electorate / Stephen Ansolabehere and Shanto Iyengar -- The need for negativity / John G. Geer -- Ch. 12. The Federal budget: is the deficit a threat to the nation? The Federal budget deficit is not necessarily a threat to the nation / Joseph Stiglitz -- The Federal deficit is a threat to the nation / Arthur B. Laffer and Stephen Moore -- Ch. 13. Congress: can our representatives serve the public good? Congress is the broken branch / Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein -- Is Congress "The Broken branch"? / David R. Mayhew -- Ch. 14. The presidency: how much difference does the individual make? Lessons from the modern presidency / Fred I. Greenstein -- The changing political structures of presidential leadership / Stephen Skowronek -- Ch. 15. The judiciary: how should it interpret our Constitution? Textualism and the Constitution / Antonin Scalia -- Active liberty and the Constitution / Stephen Breyer -- Ch. 16. Economic inequality: a threat to democracy? Myths of rich and poor / W. Michael Cox and Richard Alm -- For richer / Paul Krugman -- Ch. 17. Foreign policy: has the United States become an imperial power? The limits of American power / Andrew J. Bacevich -- The case for Goliath / Michael Mandelbaum
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xvii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780495913474
Lccn
2010928459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 724024015
  • (OCoLC)724024015
Label
Debating democracy : a reader in American politics, Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, Todd Swanstrom
Publication
Bar code
31223102590560
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. The founding: debating the Constitution. Federalist no. 10 / James Madison -- Anti-Federalist paper, 18 October 1787 / Brutus -- Ch. 2. Democracy: overrated or undervalued? Democracy's romantic myths / John Mueller -- The active citizen / Paul Rogat Loeb -- Ch. 3. The new federalism: does it create laboratories of democracy of a race to the bottom? Beyond the beltway / William D. Eggers and John O'Leary -- The devil in devolution / John D. Donohue -- Ch. 4. Immigration: does it strengthen or threaten American democracy? Immigration strengthens American democracy / Ben Wattenberg -- Patriotic immigration / Newt Gingrich -- Ch. 5. Political economy: how democratic is the free market economy? Capitalism and freedom / Milton Friedman -- Corporate capitalism hurts American democracy / Samuel Bowles, Frank Roosevelt, and Richard Edwards -- Ch. 6. Civil liberties: is corporate spending on elections the equivalent of free speech? Corporate spending on elections is free speech and should not be regulated (excerpts from the Majority opinion) / Justice Anthony Kennedy -- Corporate spending on elections is not free speech and can be regulated (excerpts from the Minority opinion) / Justice John Paul Stevens -- Ch. 7. Civil rights: debating same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage as a Constitutional right / Evan Gerstmann -- Gay marriage--and marriage / Sam Schulman -- Ch. 8. Church-state relations: was the United States founded as a Christian nation? The centrality of our Creator in defining America / Newt Gingrich -- Our Godless constitution / Brooke Allen -- Ch. 9. Digital media: do they expand or chrink democracy? The daily we / Cass R. Sunstein -- Changing citizenship in the Digital Age / W. Lance Bennett -- Ch. 10. Political polarization: how divided are we? Bipolar disorder / Jonathan Rauch -- How divided are we? / James Q. Wilson -- Ch. 11. Campaigns and elections: do negative ads damage democracy? Negative ads shrink and polarize the electorate / Stephen Ansolabehere and Shanto Iyengar -- The need for negativity / John G. Geer -- Ch. 12. The Federal budget: is the deficit a threat to the nation? The Federal budget deficit is not necessarily a threat to the nation / Joseph Stiglitz -- The Federal deficit is a threat to the nation / Arthur B. Laffer and Stephen Moore -- Ch. 13. Congress: can our representatives serve the public good? Congress is the broken branch / Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein -- Is Congress "The Broken branch"? / David R. Mayhew -- Ch. 14. The presidency: how much difference does the individual make? Lessons from the modern presidency / Fred I. Greenstein -- The changing political structures of presidential leadership / Stephen Skowronek -- Ch. 15. The judiciary: how should it interpret our Constitution? Textualism and the Constitution / Antonin Scalia -- Active liberty and the Constitution / Stephen Breyer -- Ch. 16. Economic inequality: a threat to democracy? Myths of rich and poor / W. Michael Cox and Richard Alm -- For richer / Paul Krugman -- Ch. 17. Foreign policy: has the United States become an imperial power? The limits of American power / Andrew J. Bacevich -- The case for Goliath / Michael Mandelbaum
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xvii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780495913474
Lccn
2010928459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 724024015
  • (OCoLC)724024015

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