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The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in a Global World

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This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the nonideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The a ...more
Hardcover, 647 pages
Published December 19th 2008 by Wadsworth Publishing (first published 2008)
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Will
Mar 10, 2011 Will rated it it was amazing
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The Challenge of Democracy is an excellent summary of American government in the 21st century. It manages to remain mostly in the middle of the aisle, without the political opinions of the authors interfering with the content. It also provides supplemental information surrounding other countries, and offers many statistical comparisons between the United States and the rest of the world.
The one caveat, understanding when the book was published, is the lack of information on the Obama administrat
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