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The parties versus the people : how to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, Mickey Edwards

Label
The parties versus the people : how to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
Title
The parties versus the people
Title remainder
how to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
Statement of responsibility
Mickey Edwards
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
America's political system is dysfunctional. While this is a widely held view, it is a problem that--so far--has proved intractable. After every election, voters discover yet again that political ";leaders"; are simply quarreling in a never-ending battle between the two warring tribes, the Republicans and Democrats. In this critically important book, a distinguished statesman and thinker identifies exactly how our political and governing systems reward intransigence, discourage compromise, and undermine our democracy. He then describes exactly what must be done to banish the negative effects of partisan warfare from our political system. As a former congressman, Mickey Edwards witnessed firsthand how important legislative battles can devolve into struggles not over principle but over party advantage. He offers graphic examples of how this problem has intensified and reveals how political battles have become nothing more than conflicts between party machines. Edwards's solutions--specific, practical, fair, and original--show the way to break the stranglehold of the political party system. The Parties Versus the People offers hope for a fundamental renewal of American democracy
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Mickey
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political parties
  • Democracy
  • Polarization (Social sciences)
  • Two-party systems
  • Divided government
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Democracy
  • Divided government
  • Polarization (Social sciences)
  • Political parties
  • Two-party systems
  • United States
Label
The parties versus the people : how to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, Mickey Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""PART I: Partisan Poison""; ""ONE: American Tribalism""; ""TWO: The Disappearing Dream""; ""PART II: Reforming the Election System""; ""THREE: Reclaiming Our Democracy""; ""FOUR: Drawing a Line in the Sand""; ""FIVE: The Money Stream""; ""PART III: Reforming the Governing System""; ""SIX: Government Leaders, Not Party Leaders""; ""SEVEN: Debate and Democracy""; ""EIGHT: Rearrange the Furniture""; ""NINE: Rivals, Not Enemies""; ""TEN: The Partisan Presidency""; ""ELEVEN: Declarations of Independence""; ""PART IV: A New Politics""
  • ""TWELVE: Beyond Partisanship""""THIRTEEN: The Way Forward""; ""Appendix: Citizen Initiative Information by State""; ""Notes""; ""Suggested Reading""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn811005772
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300186024
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613883780
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 388378
  • 22573/ctt2zxsdh
  • 9e239f74-d626-4274-8b4b-d4fcd7423493
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811005772
Label
The parties versus the people : how to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, Mickey Edwards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""PART I: Partisan Poison""; ""ONE: American Tribalism""; ""TWO: The Disappearing Dream""; ""PART II: Reforming the Election System""; ""THREE: Reclaiming Our Democracy""; ""FOUR: Drawing a Line in the Sand""; ""FIVE: The Money Stream""; ""PART III: Reforming the Governing System""; ""SIX: Government Leaders, Not Party Leaders""; ""SEVEN: Debate and Democracy""; ""EIGHT: Rearrange the Furniture""; ""NINE: Rivals, Not Enemies""; ""TEN: The Partisan Presidency""; ""ELEVEN: Declarations of Independence""; ""PART IV: A New Politics""
  • ""TWELVE: Beyond Partisanship""""THIRTEEN: The Way Forward""; ""Appendix: Citizen Initiative Information by State""; ""Notes""; ""Suggested Reading""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn811005772
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300186024
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613883780
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 388378
  • 22573/ctt2zxsdh
  • 9e239f74-d626-4274-8b4b-d4fcd7423493
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811005772

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