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Government For The Third American Century

1st Edition

By Donald L Robinson


204 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 and the major institutions of the federal government and how they interact.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Government from Reflection and Choice Part One: Signs of Strain: The Performance of the American System, 1950-1990 2. Choosing Leaders 3. Managing the Economy 4. Controlling the Conduct of Foreign Relations Part Two: Do We Need Structural Reform? Pro and Con 5. Keeping Pace with the Times: The Case for Structural Reform 6. Don't Fix It: The Case Against Structural Reform Part Three: Specific Proposals 7. How We Choose Our Leaders 8. How Government Works Together 9. What We Do When Government Fails 10. How Reforms Interact Part Four: How to Proceed 11. The Agenda of Reform

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