The Voice Of The People: Public Opinion And Democracy.

The Voice Of The People: Public Opinion And Democracy

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0300072554
  • ISBN 13: 9780300072556


In this thoughtful and highly readable critique of contemporary politics and government in the United States, James Fishkin evaluates modern democratic practices, explains how the voice of the people has struggled to make itself heard in the past, and joins this with a review of ideas and experiments-including Fishkin's idea for a National Issues Convention that was adapted by PBS in January 1996-to legitimately rediscover the people's voice.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.73 (d)
  • Pages: 256
  • Date Published: 1997-08-25
  • Authors: James S. Fishkin