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It appears that Dahl fails to uphold the very standard he promotes as being the basis for a pure democracy.
While I don't necessarily agree with all the analyses or conclusions proffered, this is nonetheless a very well written, researched, and interesting read!
This is a good book and would serve as a great reading requirement for a college Political Science 101- American Government course.
This has been said from the beginning: our democracy is a terrible form of government, only its better than all the rest. Read morePublished 4 months ago by rtohio
I talked to Professor Dahl when he was working on this book, particularly about how the Electoral College can defeat the majority of voters in presidential elections. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Morton Tenzer
Although it said it is used copy, but it is still fresh. Barley used. Nice hardcover. Cheaper than paperback copy when I bought it. Shipping was fast. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Angeline
Read this for a class on the Constitution but it is a fascinating read and written in very understandable language. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Helen H. McCarty
Robert Dahl brings his obvious great experience to bear on this difficult subject. Without his guidance it would be difficult to understand this complex question.Published 22 months ago by Concho John
This book is required reading for any engaged citizen who want to understand where our institutions come from and what they mean.Published 23 months ago by Michel J. Lebas
Here's another book that mistakes egalitarian populism for democracy, mistakes equality for equity and allows altruism to override intelligence. Read morePublished on June 3, 2012 by Gderf
Great book, come in a timely fashion, no marks on any pages. I would recommend ordering from this person again in a heartbeatPublished on January 4, 2012 by pmw546
I received an email from the sender saying the item was going to be late due to a personal situation. It was great that I was notified. despite that, it arrived really quickly! Read morePublished on October 4, 2011 by cat87