The Resource Democracy in one book or less : how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think, David Litt

Democracy in one book or less : how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think, David Litt

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Democracy in one book or less : how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think
Title
Democracy in one book or less
Title remainder
how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think
Statement of responsibility
David Litt
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here's something true for almost every American. The democracy you live in today is different, completely different, than the democracy born into. Since 1980, the number of Americans legally barred from voting has more than doubled. Since the 1990s, odds of living in a competitive Congressional district have fallen by more than half. In the twenty-first century alone, the amount of money spent on Washington lobbying has increased by more than 100 percent. Meanwhile, new rules in Congress make passing new bills nearly impossible, no matter how popular or bipartisan they are. No wonder it feels like representatives have stopped representing the people. Millions of Americans now recognize that democracy is in trouble and that the trouble goes beyond Trump. But too often, they are looking in the wrong places for solutions. Voter suppression is real, but Voter ID laws aren't tipping elections. Getting rid of bizarrely shaped districts won't end gerrymandering
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Litt, David
Dewey number
321.8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Gerrymandering
  • Democracy
Label
Democracy in one book or less : how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think, David Litt
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Publication
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OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The drawing of lots : the non-voters -- Rick versus Ricky : the officially disenfranchised -- The sasquatch hunters : the unofficially disenfranchised -- How to plan a fyre festival : the discouraged -- Take a shit with Irv Litt : the geography of gerrymandering -- Ms. Codfish's classroom : the "great compromise" -- An appendix : the Electoral College -- Old Sheldon : the campaign finance system -- I'm just a doomed bill : the House of Representatives -- The spartan retention of the body's juices : the Senate -- Possum kingdom : the lobbyists -- Slapping Stephen Field : the judges
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (388 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062879387
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
78C9F8B9-E44B-4F66-A0DD-5197DDFCBC09
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1158541901
  • on1158541901
Label
Democracy in one book or less : how it works, why it doesn't, and why fixing it is easier than you think, David Litt
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The drawing of lots : the non-voters -- Rick versus Ricky : the officially disenfranchised -- The sasquatch hunters : the unofficially disenfranchised -- How to plan a fyre festival : the discouraged -- Take a shit with Irv Litt : the geography of gerrymandering -- Ms. Codfish's classroom : the "great compromise" -- An appendix : the Electoral College -- Old Sheldon : the campaign finance system -- I'm just a doomed bill : the House of Representatives -- The spartan retention of the body's juices : the Senate -- Possum kingdom : the lobbyists -- Slapping Stephen Field : the judges
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (388 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062879387
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
78C9F8B9-E44B-4F66-A0DD-5197DDFCBC09
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1158541901
  • on1158541901

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