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The Resource The democracy index : why our election system is failing and how to fix it, Heather K. Gerken

The democracy index : why our election system is failing and how to fix it, Heather K. Gerken

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The democracy index : why our election system is failing and how to fix it
Title
The democracy index
Title remainder
why our election system is failing and how to fix it
Statement of responsibility
Heather K. Gerken
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Despite howls for reform, the only thing separating us from another election disaster of the kind that hit Florida in 2000, and that almost struck again in Ohio in 2004, may simply be another close vote. In this lucid and lively book, Heather Gerken diagnoses what is wrong with our elections and proposes a radically new and simple solution: a Democracy Index that would rate the performance of state and local election systems. A rough equivalent to the U.S. News and World Report ranking of colleges and universities, the Index would focus on problems that matter to all voters: How long does it t
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerken, Heather K.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voting
  • Elections
  • Voter registration
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Elections
  • Voter registration
  • Voting
  • United States
Label
The democracy index : why our election system is failing and how to fix it, Heather K. Gerken
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-171) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perverse politics of election reform. Why [we think] elections are run badly, and what to do about it. -- The promise of data-driven reform -- The politics of reform and the promise of ranking -- Is the game worth the candle? -- Getting from here to there in miniature. Making the democracy index a reality
Control code
ocn440772394
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 181 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829910
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612158711
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  • 215871
  • 22573/cttm9s2
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)440772394
Label
The democracy index : why our election system is failing and how to fix it, Heather K. Gerken
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-171) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perverse politics of election reform. Why [we think] elections are run badly, and what to do about it. -- The promise of data-driven reform -- The politics of reform and the promise of ranking -- Is the game worth the candle? -- Getting from here to there in miniature. Making the democracy index a reality
Control code
ocn440772394
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829910
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612158711
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215871
  • 22573/cttm9s2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)440772394

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