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Author Brinkley, Alan.

Title New Federalist papers : essays in defense of the Constitution / Alan Brinkley, Nelson W. Polsby, Kathleen M. Sullivan.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    324 BRI    Available
Description xii, 179 p. ; 21 cm.
Note "A Twentieth Century Fund book."
Contents The contemporary relevance of The federalist / Kathleen M. Sullivan -- The assault on government ; The challenge to deliberative democracy / Alan Brinkley -- On the distinctiveness of the American political system ; The American party system ; The presidential campaign, British style ; Money in presidential campaigns / Nelson W. Polsby -- Campaign finance reform : a response to Nelson W. Polsby / Alan Brinkley -- What's wrong with constitutional amendments? / Kathleen M. Sullivan -- Term limits / Nelson W. Polsby -- Democracy and the federal budget / Kathleen M. Sullivan -- The item veto / Nelson W. Polsby -- Liberty and community / Alan Brinkley -- Representation of racial minorities ; The balance of power between the federal government and the states / Kathleen M. Sullivan -- Relegitimizing government ; The privitazation of public discourse / Alan Brinkley -- The role of the media in representative government / Kathleen M. Sullivan -- Constitutional angst : does American democracy work? / Nelson W. Polsby.
Subject Democracy -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Added Author Polsby, Nelson W.
Sullivan, Kathleen M., 1955-
ISBN 0870784048
0393317374 (pbk.) : $13.95

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