Attention Deficit Democracy

Author: James Bovard
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466892757
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James Bovard diagnoses a national malady called "Attention Deficit Democracy," characterized by a citizenry that seems to be paying less attention to facts, and is less capable of judging when their rights and liberties are under attack.

Attention Deficit Democracy

Author: Ben Berger
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400840317
Size: 39.59 MB
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In Attention Deficit Democracy, Ben Berger provides a surprising new perspective on the problem of civic engagement, challenging idealists who aspire to revolutionize democracies and their citizens, but also taking issue with cynics who ...

Democratic Deficit

Author: Pippa Norris
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496166
Size: 19.44 MB
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This book provides fresh insights into major issues at the heart of comparative politics, public opinion, political culture, political behavior, democratic governance, political psychology, political communications, public policymaking, ...

Terrorism And Tyranny

Author: James Bovard
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403966826
Size: 42.94 MB
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A critical examination of George W. Bush's presidency, the war in Iraq, homeland security, and Washington politics considers the impact of current policies on personal liberty and privacy. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Slow Democracy

Author: Susan Clark
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603584145
Size: 18.39 MB
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Rather, the strategies outlined here are uniquely suited to 21st-century technologies and culture.If our future holds an increased focus on local food, local energy, and local economy, then surely we will need to improve our skills at local ...

Lost Rights

Author: James Bovard
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0312123337
Size: 58.75 MB
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A political expose draws on specific case studies to reveal how blundering bureaucrats use their power to trample on citizens' constitutional rights

Deficits Debt And Democracy

Author: Richard E. Wagner
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 0857934600
Size: 11.74 MB
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This timely book reveals that the budget deficits and accumulating debts that plague modern democracies reflect a clash between two rationalities of governance: one of private property and one of common property.

Machiavellian Democracy

Author: John P. McCormick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139494961
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McCormick proposes a citizen body that excludes socioeconomic and political elites and grants randomly selected common people significant veto, legislative and censure authority within government and over public officials.