How Democratic Is the American Constitution?: Second Edition

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In this provocative book, one of our most eminent political scientists poses the question, "Why should Americans uphold their constitution?" The vast majority of Americans venerate the Constitution and the democratic principles it embodies, but many also worry that the United States has fallen behind other nations on crucial issues, including economic equality, racial integration, and women's rights. Robert Dahl explores this vital tension between the Americans' belief in the legitimacy of their constitution and their ...

How Democratic Is the American Constitution?: Second Edition 2003, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300095241

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