Debating Democracy A Reader in American Politics

ISBN-10: 0495913472

ISBN-13: 9780495913474

Edition: 7th 2012

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List price: $113.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254

Bruce Miroff earned his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, he is a professor of political science SUNY, Albany. His specialty is presidential leadership, a subject about which he wrote a two-volume study. Best known for his 1976 study of John F. Kennedy, PRAGMATIC ILLUSIONS, Dr. Miroff regularly teaches introductory American Government and has won the teaching excellence award at SUNY, Albany.

Clarissa Rile Hayward is associate professor of political science at Washington University in St. Louis.Todd Swanstrom is Des Lee Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

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