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

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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 compromise so difficult in American politics today? In The Spirit of Compromise , eminent political thinkers Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson connect the rejection of compromise to ...

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

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