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The Promise and Performance of American Democracy

The Promise and Performance of American Democracy
Author: Jon R. Bond - Kevin B. Smith
ISBN 13: 9780495913740
ISBN 10: 49591374
Edition: 10
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2011-01-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 720
List Price: $143.95

Grounded in current political science research and the latest scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERFORMANCE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, 10th Edition, uses the title's theme as an organizing framework, effectively engaging students in American politics. The "promise" of democracy is analyzed using three core principles: majority rule, political freedom, and political equality. Bond and Smith further explore these principles in features such as "Living the Promise" and "Promise and Policy" boxes, the latter of which in