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Government For The Third American Century

1st Edition

By Donald L Robinson


220 pages

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 This book is a primer for debate about the fitness of the American political system as it moves toward the twenty-first century. It focuses on structural matters: the electoral process, the major institutions of the federal government and how they interact, and what we can do when they perform ineffectively or abuse their powers. Part 1 presents a

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction: Government from Reflection and Choice -- Signs of Strain -- Choosing Leaders -- Managing the Economy -- Controlling the Conduct of Foreign Relations -- Do We Need Structural Reform? -- Keeping Pace with the Times:1 The Case for Structural Reform -- Don’t Fix It: The Case Against Structural Reform -- Specific Proposals -- How We Choose Our Leaders -- How Government Works Together -- What We Do When Government Fails -- How Reforms Interact -- How To Proceed -- The Agenda of Reform -- Appendix: Constitution of the United States -- Suggestions for Further Reading -- Board of Directors, Committee on the Constitutional System

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