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The Resource It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism, Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein

It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism, Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein

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It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism
Title
It's even worse than it looks
Title remainder
how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism
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Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
Title variation
It is even worse than it looks
Title variation remainder
how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism
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Language
eng
Summary
Two leading experts on Congress outline recommendations for ending obstructionist tactics and artificial barriers to compromise, suggesting specific institutional restructuring measures while calling on the public and media to work with government to correct problems rather than perpetuating acerbic campaign cycles
Summary
Acrimony and hyperpartisanship have seeped into every part of the political process. Congress is deadlocked, and its approval ratings are at record lows. America's two main political parties have given up their traditions of compromise..
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10127244
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
320.97309/051
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism
Label
It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism, Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
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Publication
Note
"With a new preface and afterword by the authors"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Fixing the party system
  • Reforming U.S. political institutions
  • Navigating the current system
  • Pt. 1.
  • The problem :
  • The new politics of hostage taking
  • The seeds of dysfunction
  • Beyond the debt ceiling fiasco
  • pt. 2.
  • What to do about it :
  • Bromides to avoid
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780465074730
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013498039
System control number
(OCoLC)826685311
Label
It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism, Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
Publication
Note
"With a new preface and afterword by the authors"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Fixing the party system
  • Reforming U.S. political institutions
  • Navigating the current system
  • Pt. 1.
  • The problem :
  • The new politics of hostage taking
  • The seeds of dysfunction
  • Beyond the debt ceiling fiasco
  • pt. 2.
  • What to do about it :
  • Bromides to avoid
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780465074730
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013498039
System control number
(OCoLC)826685311

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