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The Angry American

How Voter Rage Is Changing The Nation, 1st Edition

By Susan Tolchin

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The Clinton scandals. The Rise of militia and patriot groups. The proliferation of ?trash? TV. Record U.S. trade deficits. Isolated events, or is there some connecting thread? Susan Tolchin says it's anger?mainstream, inclusive, legitimate public anger?and it's not going to vanish until we as a polity acknowledge it and harness its power. How to ta

Table of Contents

* Political Anger: The Dilemma of Voter Rage for Democratic Government * America and Its Discontents: The Roots of Antigovernment Anger * The Visible Ceiling: Economic Uncertainty and Political Anger * The Cultural Divide: Zones of Intolerance on the Battlefield of Values * Raging Pol: Governing Angry Americans * The Vision Thing: Competing Angers and Political Change

About the Author

Susan J. Tolchin teaches at the Institute of Public Policy at George Mason University. Together with Martin Tolchin, she has coauthored five books, including To the Victor, Clout, Dismantling America, Buying Into America, and Selling Our Security. In 1997, she received the Marshall Dimock Award from the American Society for Public Administration.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General