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Politics in the Trenches: Citizens, Politicians, and the Fate of Democracy

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Ask most Americans what they think of politics and you'll likely get an earful. With suspicion and distrust of public servants running high, many citizens seem dispirited by the very process that has made the United States a showcase for democracy.

Now ask Tom Volgy. This former mayor of a major western city, who is also a political scientist, contends that most elected of
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Paperback, 199 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by University of Arizona Press
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