Terrific book for high school kids who will learn a lot and enjoy it in the process.
Oppenheimer and Edwards concisely present fascinating research that details how democracies can be so flawed and yet function so well.
You will find yourself reciting the many memorable statistics and quotations found in these pages as well.
Easy to read with interesting and humorous examples that simply and clearly
illustrate the key points. Read more
A very interesting take on how democracy offsets the ignorance and bias of many in the country, by randomizing effects. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kryptoc
So this book i had to get for school, so naturally I wont like it, but I got through the first part without too much pain so i hope the second part is not any worse. Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by Laura
This book was a blast to read. Oppenheimer and Edwards concisely present fascinating research that details how democracies can be so flawed and yet function so well. Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Connor
From what I read about the book, I think it capitalizes on simple minded concepts; e.g., whether Democracy "works" or not. Read morePublished on April 26, 2012 by Amazonia
Having attended a lecture by the dynamic Professor Oppenheimer, I looked forward to this book. Although it doesn't have the same energy and enthusiasm as the author carries forth... Read morePublished on March 25, 2012 by M. Hyman