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The Paradox of American Democracy

Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of the Public Trust

by John B. Judis

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages305
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Open LibraryOL7496416M
ISBN 10041593026X
ISBN 109780415930260

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Judis is a senior editor The Paradox of American Democracy book the New Republic, and a columist for The American Prospect, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post and the Washington Monthly among other by: The Paradox of American Democracy book.

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John B. Judis, one of our most insightful political commentators, most rational and careful thinkers, and most engaged witnesses in Washington, has taken on a challenge that even the most concerned American citizens shrink from: forecasting the American political climate at the turn of the century.

Judis talks about his book [Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of the Public Trust], published by Pantheon Books.

The book examines what the author. The Democracy Promotion Paradox raises difficult but critically important issues by probing the numerous inconsistencies and paradoxes that lie at the heart of the theory and practice of democracy.

In fact, he argues, if you look at the periods since when democracy has expanded, you find active voters, active parties, active interests, and an active (albeit disinterested) elite. In this sense, an elite is crucial to democracy—the paradox of the book’s title.

Judis's new book, ''The Paradox of American Democracy,'' plunges into the same questions that brought Croly to such frustration.

Judis hopes to rebut, or at least to complicate, a common school of sociology, associated with C. Wright Mills and some of his disciples, that holds that a small ''power elite'' acts to stymie fundamental reform in.

The senior editor of the New Republic (Grand Illusion: Critics and Champions of the American Century,etc.) wonders how we can "strengthen our institutions" when they are so firmly in the grip of "vested interests.— Surveying the American landscape, Judis identifies a variety of problems that threaten our political integrity.

He is most concerned with the enormous power now exercised. The Paradox of American Democracy Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust Within a decade, innovations in biotechnology may utterly change agriculture and medicine.

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frequently impassioned book enfolds horror stories about K Street malfeasance and business power in an impressive larger structure This is a vigorous and important book." and a columist for The American Prospect.

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the ways in which American democracy has atrophied. Since Nearing was fired and hauled. The thesis Judis adumbrates in The Paradox of American Democracy is that our governmental institutions are gravely undermined and our politics besmirched by a single genre of special interest: “K Street.” That is his code phrase for the Washington-based representatives of major corporations and their sundry organizations.

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According to Justice Sachs, it was difficult in any new democracy to resist the gravitational pull of American constitutional law, particularly for an English-language constitutional court.

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