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Stealth Democracy

Americans' Beliefs About How Government Should Work (Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology)

John R. Hibbing

Examining how people want their democratic government to work, this study finds that Americans don't like many of the practices associated with democracy: the conflicts, the debates, the compromises. It finds that Americans don't want to have to see democracy in practice, nor do they want to be involved in politics. If American citizens had their w...
Publish Date
1998
August 28
Goodreads rating
3.86
ISBN
9780521009867
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Dec 18, 2019
One of the more frustrating dynamics in politics is many voters assume that if something was good or obvious, it'd be bipartisan, and if it's not, that means something is wrong. (The book Stealth Democracy is very, very good on this.)     source