Democracy Denied: Five Lectures On US Politics

by Victor Wallis
Democracy Denied: Five Lectures On US Politics

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The United States, among advanced countries, has the greatest inequality, the highest poverty rate, the highest portion of its population imprisoned, the highest proportion without adequate healthcare, the most severe obstacles to universal suffrage, and the most extreme official disdain for the threat of ecological disaster. This book, originating as a lecture series, presents a historically grounded perspective on these traits, introducing basic institutions and processes in such a way as to be understandable to readers without prior knowledge of the subject matter.
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The United States, among advanced countries, has the greatest inequality, the highest poverty rate, the highest portion of its population imprisoned, the highest proportion without adequate healthcare, the most severe obstacles to universal suffrage, and the most extreme official disdain for the threat of ecological disaster. This book, originating as a lecture series, presents a historically grounded perspective on these traits, introducing basic institutions and processes in such a way as to be understandable to readers without prior knowledge of the subject matter.