excerpts from the book

The Democratic Facade

by Daniel Hellinger and Dennis R. Judd Brooks

Cole Publishing Company, 1991, paper

American Democracy as a Legitimating Device
American Schooling and the Cultural "Consensus"
Political Elites and the Media
Candidates, Elections, and the Propaganda Apparatus
Voting as a Symbolic Act
Political Discourse and the Electorate
The Best Elections Money Can Buy
The Decline of the Parties
The Hidden Governments
Democracy in the Garrison State
Exporting the Facade
Must Democracy in America Be a Facade?

Democracy in America

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