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Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Government?

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ISBN-10: 1589010051

ISBN-13: 9781589010055

Edition: 2004

Authors: Stephen J. Wayne, Beth Stark, Peter L. Francia, John C. Green, Wesley Joe

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'Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Government?' examines what the authors see as a dichotomy between the theory & practice of the American constitution. They discuss the pressures of the modern world & ask is it possible to avoid jeopardizing the basic values & beliefs upon which American democracy is founded?
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 4/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Stephen J. Wayne is a well-known author and lecturer on the American presidency and electoral politics. A professor of government at Georgetown University since 1988 and a Washington-based "insider" for more than 40 years, Wayne has written or edited 12 books and authored over 100 articles, chapters, and reviews that have appeared in professional journals, scholarly compilations, newspapers, and magazines. At Georgetown, Wayne teaches courses on the presidency, elections, and psychology and politics. Wayne is frequently quoted by White House journalists and regularly appears on television and radio news shows. He lectures widely at home and abroad to international visitors, college…    

John C. Green is distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Akron. He is the author of The Faith Factor: How Religion Influences the Vote, among other works.

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