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Tables of Contents for Debating Democracy
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
 
Introduction How to Read This Book
1
13
The Founding: Debating the Constitution
14
17
Federalist No. 10
17
6
James Madison
Anti-federalist Paper, 18 October 1787
23
8
Brutus
Democracy: Overrated or Undervalued?
31
21
Democracy's Romantic Myths
34
7
John Mueller
The Active Citizen
41
11
Paul Rogat Loeb
The New Federalism: Does It Create Laboratories of Democracy or a Race to the Bottom?
52
16
Beyond the Beltway
55
5
William D. Eggers
John O'Leary
The Devil in Devolution
60
8
John D. Donahue
Culture Wars: Are We Facing a Moral Collapse?
68
26
One Nation, Two Cultures
72
8
Gertrude Himmelfarb
The Corrosive Politics of Virtue
80
14
James A. Morone
Political Economy: How Democratic Is the Free Market Economy?
94
23
Capitalism and Freedom
97
10
Milton Friedman
The Market Erodes Democratic Government
107
10
Samuel Bowles
Richard Edwards
Civil Liberties: Does the First Amendment Permit Religious Expression in Public Institutions?
117
21
Positive Neutrality: Letting Religious Freedom Ring
120
9
Stephen V. Monsma
Piety Versus ``Secular Humanism'': A Phony War
129
9
Marvin E. Frankel
Civil Rights: How Far Have We Progressed?
138
22
One Nation, Indivisible
140
9
Stephan Thernstrom
Abigail Thernstrom
A Country of Strangers
149
11
David K. Shipler
Public Opinion: Ignorant or Wise?
160
26
Public Opinion Versus Popular Opinion
163
10
Robert Nisbet
Public Opinion Is a Wise Judge
173
13
Benjamin Page
Robert Shapiro
The New Media: Corporate Wasteland or Democratic Frontier?
186
21
Politics in Cyberspace
188
10
Anthony Corrado
The Internet: Coercion in Cyberspace?
198
9
Douglas Rushkoff
America's Political Parties: Channels for Voters or Conduits for Cash?
207
26
Alive and Well and Living in Washington: The American Political Parties
210
10
Xandra Kayden
Rancid Populism
220
13
William Greider
Campaigns and Elections: Organized Money Versus (Dis)Organized People?
233
21
Free Speech Requires Campaign Money
236
6
Bradley A. Smith
Dollars and Votes
242
12
Dan Clawson
Alan Neustadtl
Mark Weller
Political Participation: Are Generation Xers Political Slackers or Innovators?
254
15
The 13th Generation: Caring Less for Good Reason
257
6
Neil Howe
Bill Strauss
America's Youth: New Forms of Political Engagement
263
6
Matthew Moseley
Congress: Can It Serve the Public Good?
269
20
The Rise of the Washington Establishment
272
8
Morris P. Fiorina
Congress and Deliberative Democracy
280
9
Joseph M. Bessette
The Presidency: Popular or Elite Democracy?
289
18
The Power to Persuade
291
7
Richard E. Neustadt
The Presidency and Elite Democracy
298
9
Bruce Miroff
Bureaucracy: Should It Be ``Banished'' from Democracy?
307
19
Reinventing Government
309
7
David Osborne
Ted Gaebler
The Case for Bureaucracy
316
10
Charles T. Goodsell
The Judiciary: What Should Its Role Be in a Democracy?
326
18
A Jurisprudence of Original Intention
328
6
Edwin Meese III
Reading the Constitution as Twentieth-Century Americans
334
10
William J. Brennan, Jr.
Economic Inequality: A Threat to Democracy?
344
21
Myths of Rich and Poor
348
7
W. Michael Cox
Richard Alm
The Spiral of Inequality
355
10
Paul Krugman
The United States and the Global Economy: Serving Citizens or Corporate Elites?
365
 
Revolution Is U.S.
368
 
Thomas Friedman
When Corporations Rule the World
376
 
David C. Korten