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America's New Democracy - 4th edition

America`s New Democracy (ISBN10: 0205572480; ISBN13: 9780205572489)
ISBN13: 978-0205572489
ISBN10: 0205572480

Summary: The new edition of this highly affordable Penguin Academic Series book provides an engaging, analytical, and completely up-to-date introduction to American government and politics. Written in a strong narrative voice and brimming with student-relevant examples, Americarsquo;s New Democracyprovides a focused and stimulating treatment of politics in the United States. Illustrating popular influence across the political system in defense of a central theme--thatelections matter
more in Americarsquo;s political system todaythan they have in the past or do in other democracies--the book challenges the pessimistic view that government seldom listens to ordinary people.Americarsquo;s New Democracyencourages readers to see that in a system where votes are the main currency, both power and responsibility rest on the shoulders ofallcitizens.
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Summary: The new edition of this highly affordable Penguin Academic Series book provides an engaging, analytical, and completely up-to-date introduction to American government and politics. Written in a strong narrative voice and brimming with student-relevant examples, Americarsquo;s New Democracyprovides a focused and stimulating treatment of politics in the United States. Illustrating popular influence across the political system in defense of a central theme--thatelections matter more in Americarsquo;s political system todaythan they have in the past or do in other democracies--the book challenges the pessimistic view that government seldom listens to ordinary people.Americarsquo;s New Democracyencourages readers to see that in a system where votes are the main currency, both power and responsibility rest on the shoulders ofallcitizens. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
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Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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