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Title Political power in America : class conflict and the subversion of democracy / Anthony R. DiMaggio.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A class analysis of the American political system -- Theories of government, early American history, and the politics of class conflict -- A constitution in question : how democratic is the founding document? -- Federalism and the struggle for democracy -- Interest groups and the upper-class perversion of political power -- Congress : the dysfunctional branch -- The presidency : class politics, the imperial presidency, and the threat to democracy -- The bureaucracy and the neoliberal threat to the common good -- The courts and judicial process : ideology, conflict, and class elitism -- Political parties : a crisis of confidence -- Elections and voting : electoral capture by elites -- Politics and the media : bias in pursuit of business interests -- Public opinion : the rise of neoliberal politics and mass resistance -- Civil liberties and the quest for corporate personhood -- Civil rights and the fight for equality -- Economic policy : growing inequality in the neoliberal era -- Imperialism and U.S. foreign policy : protecting business interests abroad -- Conclusion : where do we go from here?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Power (Social sciences) -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political participation -- Social aspects -- United States.
Social conflict -- Political aspects -- United States.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Political activity -- United States.
Protest movements -- Political aspects -- United States.
Democracy -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Neoliberalism -- United States.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Related To Original 9781438476933 1438476930 (DLC) 2018059960
ISBN 9781438476957 (electronic bk.)
1438476957 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC5992423
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