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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It

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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It - Gutmann, Amy, and Thompson, Dennis Frank

If politics is the art of the possible, then compromise is the artistry of democracy. Unless one partisan ideology holds sway over all branches of government, compromise is necessary to govern for the benefit of all citizens. A rejection of compromise biases politics in favor of the status quo, even when the rejection risks crisis. Why then is ... Read More

The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It 2014, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691160856

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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691153919

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