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The Paradox of American Democracy

Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of the Public Trust
John B. Judis(Autor*in)
Routledge (Verlag)
1. Auflage
Erschienen am 21. März 2001
Buch
Softcover
320 Seiten
978-0-415-93026-0 (ISBN)
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Washington is big business. John B. Judis, a senior editor for the New Republic, onducts an instructive tour through this corridor of money and power in this work. Cutting to the heart of today's debate, it recommends what we can do to fix our broken system.
 
Washington is big business. John B. Judis, a senior editor for the New Republic, onducts an instructive tour through this corridor of money and power in this work. Cutting to the heart of today's debate, it recommends what we can do to fix our broken system.
"Praise for the hardcover edition (067943254X):."
"John Judis is our finest reporter and analyst of Washington's inner workings." -- Sean Wilentz
"This lucid, frequently impassioned book enfolds horror stories about K Street malfeasance and business power in an impressive larger structure. . . . This is a vigorous and important book." -- Todd Gitlin, The WashingtonMonthly
"This is a valuable and consistently provocative book. . . . This book will provoke long and diverse reflections on the state of our politics." -- New York Times Book Review
"Precise, perceptive, and immensely useful." -- WashingtonPost Book World
"With its cogent analysis, historical sweep and courage, Judis' book is one of the most thoughtful and potentially helpful approaches to the new American dilemma that I have seen." -- Elizabeth Drew, Los Angeles Times BookReview
"This is a compelling analysis of our irresponsible elite -- and an astute history of times when 'the public interest' had real meaning." -- Michael Kazin
 

"Praise for the hardcover edition (067943254X):."
"John Judis is our finest reporter and analyst of Washington's inner workings." -- Sean Wilentz
"This lucid, frequently impassioned book enfolds horror stories about K Street malfeasance and business power in an impressive larger structure. . . . This is a vigorous and important book." -- Todd Gitlin, <em>The Washington</em><em>Monthly</em>
"This is a valuable and consistently provocative book. . . . This book will provoke long and diverse reflections on the state of our politics." -- <em>New York Times Book Review</em>
"Precise, perceptive, and immensely useful." -- <em>Washington</em><em>Post Book World</em>
"With its cogent analysis, historical sweep and courage, Judis' book is one of the most thoughtful and potentially helpful approaches to the new American dilemma that I have seen." -- Elizabeth Drew, <em>Los Angeles Times Book</em><em>Review</em>
"This is a compelling analysis of our irresponsible elite -- and an astute history of times when 'the public interest' had real meaning." -- Michael Kazin

Sprache
Englisch
Verlagsort
London
Großbritannien
Verlagsgruppe
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Zielgruppe
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Maße
Höhe: 229 mm
Breite: 152 mm
Gewicht
340 gr
ISBN-13
978-0-415-93026-0 (9780415930260)
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John B. Judis is a senior editor at the New Republic, and a columist for The American Prospect, The New York TimesMagazine, The Washington Post and the Washington Monthly among other publications. His is the author of WilliamF. Buckley: Patron Saint of the Conservatives. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

<strong>John B. Judis</strong> is a senior editor at the <em>New Republic</em>, and a columist for <em>The American Prospect</em>, <em>The New York Times</em><em>Magazine</em>, <em>The Washington Post</em> and the <em>Washington Monthly</em> among other publications. His is the author of <em>William</em><em>F. Buckley: Patron Saint of the Conservatives</em>. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Introduction 1. The Paradox of Democracy 2. The Development of Democratic Pluralism 3. The Great American Celebration 4. The Legacy of the Sixties 5. Business and the Rise of K Street 6. The Triumph of Conservatism 7. The Apostasy of the Elites 8. The Conservative Crack-up 9. The Frustration of Reform 10. Sleepwalking Toward the Millennium