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Current Issues in American Democracy

by Gerson Antell

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Amsco School Pubns Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9619111M
    ISBN 100877208751
    ISBN 109780877208754

    Fix this democracy — now and propose one idea that could help fix the long-term problems bedeviling American democracy. The result: 38 conservative, liberal, practical, creative, broad.   The dawn of American democracy didn’t come in , with the Declaration of Independence. It didn’t come in , when the Constitution was ratified by the states, or in , when George Author: Joseph Stromberg.

    The Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy focuses on the different and similar threats to democracy faced by nations around the world. Our aim is to foster conversation between scholars of developing and established democracies, including America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Tocqueville’s democratic curiosity about democracy permeates his great book, which was published in two volumes, in and Open-eyed, .

    About Democracy in America -- Analysis of American politics, in the spirit of Alexis de Tocqueville’s eponymous study of American society.   Democracy is from the Greek: demos means more or less "the people," cracy derives from kratos which means "strength or rule," so democracy = rule by the the 5th century BCE, the Athenian democracy was made up of a set of assemblies and courts staffed by people with very short terms (some as short s a day)—over one-third of all citizens over the .


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Current Issues in American Democracy Paperback – June 1, by Gerson Antell (Author)Price: $   Current Issues in American Democracy by Gerson Antell, Walter Harris, AprilAmsco School Pubns Inc edition, Paperback in English - 2 editionCited by: 1.

Problems In American Democracy by Ross Thames Williamson (Author) ISBN Cited by: 4. This text examines how current issues affect the institutions and processes of government in the United States. It has been updated to cover political developments including: the elections; the Republican-controlled congress; welfare reform measures; the immigration controversy; the National Performance Review and other effects to downsize governmental administration; 3/5(1).

In an era where the news cycle is measured in hours, not days or weeks, it can be challenging to keep up to date on the underlying issues that have shaped American political history past and present.

This epic list of 50 must-read books about American politics explores topics from a broad range of voices and perspectives, from feminism to Current Issues in American Democracy book, parties to Author: Sarah S. Davis. "Democracy in America," the first of four volumes upon "American Institutions and their Influence," was published in It was received at once by the scholars and thinkers of Europe as a profound, impartial, and entertaining exposition of the principles of popular, representative self-government.

Napoleon, "The mighty somnambulist of a. American democracy has generally avoided these problems, although the breakdown that occurred in the two decades before the Civil War, not to mention the war itself, offers a cautionary tale of a.

The book was and still remains, so popular because it deals with issues such as religion, the press, money, class structure, racism, the role of government, and the judicial system – issues that are just as relevant today as they were then.

Many colleges in the U.S. continue to use Democracy in America in political science and history : Ashley Crossman. Author Name Antell, Gerson. Title Current Issues in American Democracy. Binding PAPERBACK. Book Condition Fine. Publisher Amsco School Pubns Inc. ISBN Number / Seller ID LNAZ.

The American Democracy book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In today's climate of hyper-partisanship, blurred lines betwe /5. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville is classic political theory — and even though it was written and published back in the s, it still holds significant relevance for understanding.

Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the USA. Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the functioning of American democracy & the social, political &4/5.

From the Back Cover. Organized to correspond to most American government books and designed to provide a plethora of discussion topics, this volume features 42 recent, pro/con articles on 21 of the most controversial issues in American : Gregory M.

Scott, Loren Gatch. Buy Current issues in American democracy by Gerson Antell, Walter A. Harris online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Lee Drutman is a senior fellow in the political reform program at New America and the author of Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America.

About Our History. America does have a democracy problem. If we want to address the root causes of populism, we need to start by taking an honest accounting of the ways in.

That is the conclusion of a new survey of 1, political scientists. Almost all said that the United States performed well on some of the most important measures of democracy: free and fair elections, freedom of speech and judicial limits on executive power. Dark money, unchecked presidential power and a politicised supreme court are wrecking the world’s flagship democracy.

Tue 7 Aug EDT. Last modified on Tue 7 Aug Share on Facebook. There is an increasing demand for a textbook which will bring the student into direct contact with the great current issues of American life, and which will afford practical training to those who soon must grapple with the economic, social, and political problems of our own : Thames Williamson.After about five weeks I have finally finished reading Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” and I have to admit that this was not an easy undertaking; while I found some of it to be quite interesting, other parts of this book were, to be honest, just a little boring depending on the subject being discussed in the various chapters.The remaining contributor to the decline of American democracy is the decline of government investment in public purposes, such as education, infrastructure, and nonmilitary research and development.

Large segments of the American populace deride government investment as "socialism." But it is not socialism.