American Democracy in Peril: Eight Challenges to America's by William E. Hudson

By William E. Hudson

during this Eighth Edition of American Democracy in Peril, writer William E. Hudson presents a perceptive research of the demanding situations our democracy faces within the present period: fiscal quandary, partisan gridlock, emerging financial inequality, and persisted army clash within the center East and in other places. via introducing the historical past of democratic thought by way of 4 “models” of democracy, he presents readers with a collection of standards opposed to which to judge the demanding situations mentioned later. This provocative e-book deals a dependent, but serious exam of the yankee political approach, designed to stimulate scholars to think about how the proof they find out about American politics relate to democratic ideals.

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