By Stephen E. Frantzich

Apathy and antipathy towards politics are epidemic. Citizen Democracy presents the antidote. during this revised and up to date variation, Stephen E. Frantzich portrays electorate from each stroll of life―rich and negative, young and old, black and white, female and male, left and correct, well-known and obscure―as they decide to get involved in politics at a degree to which readers can relate. a number of the tales include unforeseen twists. sweet Lightner, the founding father of moms opposed to inebriated riding, now works as a liquor lobbyist and argues that MADD has long gone too a long way. university freshman Gregory Watson reacted to receiving a OCO on a political technological know-how paper by way of quitting tuition and changing into the motive force in the back of passage of a constitutional modification that have been the topic of his paper. younger ladies independently wrote letters of software to the U.S. Naval Academy and within the method moved army schooling towards gender neutrality. Citizen Democracy indicates traditional humans engaged in outstanding civic task. Their motives run the gamut from civil rights to flag burning, from the net to the environment―but their universal reason is the truth that they creatively entered the sector of nationwide public coverage making and made a distinction.

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