Debating Democracy: A Reader in American Politics

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Authors : Bruce Miroff; Raymond Seidelman; Todd Swanstrom

9780495913474

368 Pages  Paperback 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2005, 2003

©2012 , Published

$112.50

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Designed to accompany any American Government text, this engaging reader features a debate-style format that includes two readings per chapter--each representing opposing viewpoints. The unique format and current content give this book a distinct advantage over other readers. The seventh edition inc... more

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DEBATING DEMOCRACY presents two sides of seventeen current controversies in U.S. politics.

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The seventh edition contains thirteen new selections, addressing profound issues such as corporate spending in elections, same-sex marriage, and negative campaigning.

Four chapters are completely new to this edition: Chapter 6: Civil Liberties and Elections: Is Corporate Spending Protected by the F... more

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