Democracy For Realists

Author: Christopher H. Achen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400888743
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Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative view grounded in the actual human nature of democratic citizens.

Democracy For Realists

Author: Christopher H. Achen
Publisher: Princeton Studies in Political
ISBN: 9780691178240
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Scholars, they argue, should now reorient toward group attachments as the foundation of democratic politics. All in all, this is a broad, deeply thoughtful, and courageous book.

Democracy For Realists

Author: Christopher H. Achen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882737
Size: 74.33 MB
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Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative view grounded in the actual human nature of democratic citizens.

Independent Politics

Author: Samara Klar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316539067
Size: 22.97 MB
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Independent Politics demonstrates that people intentionally mask their partisan preferences in social situations.

Uninformed

Author: Arthur Lupia
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190263741
Size: 36.45 MB
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Some experts even think that less informed citizens should stay out of politics altogether. As Arthur Lupia shows in Uninformed, this is not constructive. At root, critics of public ignorance fundamentally misunderstand the problem.

Against Democracy

Author: Jason Brennan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882931
Size: 61.19 MB
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These are some of our most cherished ideas about democracy. But, Jason Brennan says, they are all wrong. In this trenchant book, Brennan argues that democracy should be judged by its results—and the results are not good enough.

Why Americans Hate The News Media And How It Matters

Author: Jonathan M. Ladd
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691147868
Size: 74.62 MB
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This book examines waning public trust in the institutional news media within the context of the American political system and looks at how this lack of confidence has altered the ways people acquire political information and form electoral ...

What Americans Know About Politics And Why It Matters

Author: Michael X. Delli Carpini
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300072754
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The authors explore how Americans' levels of political knowledge have changed over the past 50 years, how such knowledge is distributed among different groups, and how it is used in political decision-making.

Unequal Democracy

Author: Larry M. Bartels
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883369
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The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes and consequences of escalating economic inequality.

Against Elections

Author: David Van Reybrouck
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473546990
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Against Elections offers a new diagnosis – and an ancient remedy. Fear-mongering populists, distrust in the establishment, personality contests instead of reasoned debate: these are the results of the latest elections.