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Why Americans still don ’ t vote . In
Political scientist Frances Fox Piven and sociologist Richard A. Cloward have written a series of widely discussed books on the relationship between lower class and working class political action andExpand
Voices of Dissent: Critical Readings in American Politics
Political observers have commented frequently on the modem gulf between high public expectations of the American presidency and disappointing presidential performance. Michael Genovese, a scholar ofExpand
Toward a Deep Presidency: Coming to Terms with Our Constitutional Catastrophe-in-Chief
If Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) were elected president in 2016, “what do you think that would do?” Set aside for a second the implausibility of a democratic socialist from the small state ofExpand
Beyond Institutions-as-Structure: A Deeper Structural Perspective
Woodrow Wilson had it right, up to a point. There is a structure of power—“the very structure and operation of society itself”—that lies beneath the distribution of governmental powers. His 1912Expand
A structural critique of the American presidency : the Carter and Reagan years.
A STRUCTURAL CRITIQUE OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY: THE CARTER AND REAGAN YEARS SEPTEMBER 1987 WILLIAM F. GROVER, B.A., MORAVIAN COLLEGE Ph.D., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Directed by: Professor GlenExpand
Deep Presidency: Toward a Structural Theory of an Unsustainable Office in a Catastrophic World—Obama and Beyond
Modern and postmodern theories of the presidency tend to place the American president on a continuum of power, asserting the need for either a more active or less active chief executive. From theExpand
Notes on Contributors
Brooke Ackerly’s research interests include human rights, global social and environmental justice, democracy, and political theory and social science methodologies. She integrates normative andExpand
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