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Title The American prospect reader in American politics / edited by Walter Dean Burnham.
Imprint Chatham, N.J. : Chatham House Publishers, 1995.

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Subject United States -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Burnham, Walter Dean.
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Reader in American politics
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Subject United States -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Burnham, Walter Dean.
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Reader in American politics
Description 1 online resource (vi, 394 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
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Contents Introduction: American politics in the 1990s / Walter Dean Burnham -- pt. 1. Foundations: The liberal idea / Stephen Holmes ; Liberalism after socialism / Paul Starr ; Liberalism, socialism, and democracy / Robert Kuttner ; The prosperous community : social capital and public life / Robert D. Putnam ; Race, gender, and the Supreme Court / Deborah A. Stone ; Lani Guanier's Constitution / Randall Kennedy ; Should we compromise on abortion? / Walter Dellinger ; Civility and its discontents / Leslie Epstein ; The reconstruction of rights / Benjamin R. Barber -- pt. 2. Linkage : the publics around government: Vanishing voters / Richard M. Valelly ; Reconstructing the democratic vision / Stanley B. Greenberg ; The myth of the New Democrat / Jeff Faux ; Friend or Faux? / Will Marshall ; The evasion of politics / Jeff Faux ; The politics of repudiation 1992 : edging toward upheaval / Walter Dean Burnham ; Voters in the cross hairs / Marshall Ganz ; Crediting the voters : a new beginning for campaign finance / Bruce Ackerman ; Talk of the tube : how to get teledemocracy right? / James S. Fishkin ; Citizen organizing : many movements, no majority / Karen Paget ; The Pressure Elite : inside the narrow world of advocacy group politics / John B. Judis -- pt. 3. Institutions: Divided they govern / Richard Valelly ; Congress without cohabitation : the Democrats' morning-after / Robert Kuttner ; Constitutional mischief : what's wrong with term limitations / Nelson W. Polsby ; A memo on presidential transition / Richard E. Neustadt ; Can government work? / Paul Starr ; Government lite / Laurence E. Lynn, Jr. ; Damaged goods : before reinventing government, Clinton needs to repair it / Jonathan S. Cohn ; Constitutional politics and the conservative Court / Cass R. Sunstein ; Does the Supreme Court matter? / Gene B. Sperling ; Cass R. Sunstein responds / Cass R. Sunstein ; The political Court / Randall Kennedy.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0585236712 (electronic bk.)
9780585236711 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 44960620
Additional Format Print version: American prospect reader in American politics. Chatham, N.J. : Chatham House Publishers, 1995 1566430127 (DLC) 94023157 (OCoLC)30979162
Table of Contents
 American Politics in the 1990s / Walter Dean Burnham1
1The Liberal Idea / Stephen Holmes17
2Liberalism after Socialism / Paul Starr38
3Liberalism, Socialism, and Democracy / Robert Kuttner52
4The Prosperous Community: Social Capital and Public Life / Robert D. Putnam61
5Race, Gender, and the Supreme Court / Deborah A. Stone73
6Lani Guinier's Constitution / Randall Kennedy86
7Should We Compromise on Abortion? / Walter Dellinger101
8Civility and Its Discontents / Leslie Epstein111
9The Reconstruction of Rights / Benjamin R. Barber121
10Vanishing Voters / Richard M. Valelly137
11Reconstructing the Democratic Vision / Stanley B. Greenberg151
12The Myth of the New Democrat / Jeff Faux162
13AFriend or Faux? / Will Marshall174
13BThe Evasion of Politics / Jeff Faux180
14The Politics of Repudiation 1992: Edging toward Upheaval / Walter Dean Burnham187
15Voters in the Cross Hairs / Marshall Ganz204
16Crediting the Voters: A New Beginning for Campaign Finance / Bruce Ackerman218
17Talk of the Tube: How to Get Teledemocracy Right / James S. Fishkin232
18Citizen Organizing: Many Movements, No Majority / Karen Paget240
19The Pressure Elite: Inside the Narrow World of Advocacy Group Politics / John B. Judis256
20Divided They Govern / Richard M. Valelly279
21Congress without Cohabitation: The Democrats' Morning-After / Robert Kuttner294
22Constitutional Mischief: What's Wrong with Term Limitations / Nelson W. Polsby309
23A Memo on Presidential Transition / Richard E. Neustadt315
24Can Government Work? / Paul Starr326
25Government Lite / Laurence E. Lynn, Jr.343
26Damaged Goods: Before Reinventing Government, Clinton Needs to Repair It / Jonathan S. Cohn354
27Constitutional Politics and the Conservative Court / Cass R. Sunstein364
28ADoes the Supreme Court Matter? / Gene B. Sperling378
28BCass R. Sunstein Responds / Cass R. Sunstein385
29The Political Court / Randall Kennedy389
 The Contributors393

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