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The Irony Of Reform

Roots Of American Political Disenchantment, 1st Edition

By G. Calvin Mackenzie


240 pages

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This book describes how American society has evolved over the past half century by examining the cultural context for political change. It explores the profound alterations that have occurred in American political process and discusses the reforms that have altered the American politics.

Table of Contents

Transforming American Politics -- Forthcoming Titles -- Preface -- Introduction -- The New Landscape of American Life -- The Politics the Reformers Made -- The Congress We Love to Hate -- The Sisyphean Presidency -- Courts Unchained -- The Stalemate System -- About The Book and Author

About the Author

G. Calvin Mackenzie holds the endowed chair of Distinguished Presidential Professor of American Government and is chair of the Department of Government at Colby College.

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