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The Irony Of Reform

Roots Of American Political Disenchantment, 1st Edition

By G. Calvin Mackenzie


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Americans are disenchanted with politics, their government, and their leaders. For evidence, we don't have to look very far: the elections of 1994 turned over control of Congress for the first time in 40 years, and the new House Republicans' Contract with America was the biggest single anti-government initiative since the Boston Tea Party, with ter

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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