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PSC 201: American Government

Serow and Ladd, Readings in the American Polity, 4e, 2006

CONTENTS

Compiled by Dr. Jeremy Lewis |  Revised 31 July '06.
Chapter labels have been added.

ANN G. SEROW & EVERETT LADD, The  LANAHAN  READINGS in  the American Polity   FOURTH EDITION, ISBN  1-930398-09-3 paper  $35.00

    CONTENTS

PART ONE   American Ideology
 1.  ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE   Democracy in America
 2.  JAMES BRYCE   The American Commonwealth
 3.  LOUIS HARTZ   The Liberal Tradition in America
 4.  THEDA SKOCPOL   Diminished Democracy     New!
 5.  CORNEL WEST   Race Matters
 6.  MICHAEL KAMMEN   People of Paradox
 7.  ROBERT BELLAH/OTHERS   Habits of the Heart

PART TWO   The Constitution and American Democracy
 8.  RICHARD HOFSTADTER   The American Political Tradition
 9. JAMES MADISON   The Federalist 10
10. MICHAEL KAMMEN   A Machine That Would Go of Itself
11. LANI GUINIER   The Tyranny of the Majority
12. C. WRIGHT MILLS   The Power Elite
13. RICHARD ZWEIGENHAFT/G. WILLIAM DOMHOFF   Diversity in the Power Elite
14. ROBERT DAHL   Who Governs? and A Preface to Democratic Theory

PART THREE   Separation of Powers
15. JAMES MADISON   The Federalist 51
16. WOODROW WILSON   Congressional Government
17. JAMES STERLING YOUNG   The Washington Community: 1800-1828

PART FOUR   Federalism
18. JAMES MADISON   The Federalist 39 and 46
19. DANIEL ELAZAR   American Federalism
20. DAVID OSBORNE  Laboratories of Democracy
21. LARRY GERSTON/TERRY CHRISTENSEN  Recall!     New!

PART FIVE   Congress
22. DAVID MAYHEW   Congress: The Electoral Connection
23. RICHARD FENNO   Home Style
24. SARAH BINDER   Stalemate     New!
25. BARBARA SINCLAIR   The “60-Vote Senate”     New!
26. MICHELE SWERS   The Difference Women Make     New!
27. KATHERINE TATE   Black Faces in the Mirror     New!
28. PAUL STAROBIN   Pork: A Time-Honored Tradition
29. JOHN ELLWOOD/ERIC PATASHNIK   In Praise of Pork
30. DAVID PRICE   The Congressional Experience

PART SIX   The Presidency
31. RICHARD NEUSTADT   Presidential Power and the Modern Presidents
32. ARTHUR SCHLESINGER   The Imperial Presidency
33. THOMAS CRONIN/MICHAEL GENOVESE   The Paradoxes of the American Presidency
34. CRAIG RIMMERMAN   The Rise of the Plebiscitary Presidency
35. KENNETH MAYER   With a Stroke of a Pen    New!
36. BRADLEY PATTERSON   The White House Staff: [Chief of Staff]

PART SEVEN   The Executive Branch
37. HUGH HECLO   A Government of Strangers
38. JOEL ABERBACH/BERT ROCKMAN   In the Web of Politics    New!
39. ROBERT REICH   Locked in the Cabinet
40. JAMES Q. WILSON   Bureaucracy     New!

PART EIGHT   The Judiciary
41. ALEXANDER HAMILTON   The Federalist 78
42. EUGENE ROSTOW   The Democratic Character of Judicial Review
43. DAVID O’BRIEN   Storm Center
44. PETER IRONS   Brennan vs. Rehnquist
45. DAVID YALOF   Pursuit of Justices
46. Kelo v. City of New London (2005)    New!

PART NINE   Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
47. ANTHONY LEWIS   Gideon’s Trumpet
48. Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
49. DONALD KETTL   System Under Stress    New!
50. RICHARD KLUGER   Simple Justice
51. CHARLES OGLETREE   All Deliberate Speed    New!
52. CRAIG RIMMERMAN   From Identity to Politics    New!
53. ELLEN ALDERMAN/CAROLINE KENNEDY   In Our Defense
54. MARY ANN GLENDON   Rights Talk

PART TEN   Public Opinion
55. WALTER LIPPMANN   The Phantom Public
56. V. O. KEY   Public Opinion and American Democracy
57. THOMAS CRONIN   Direct Democracy
58. LAWRENCE JACOBS/ROBERT SHAPIRO   Politicians Don’t Pander

PART ELEVEN   Interest Groups
59. ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE   Democracy in America
60. E. E. SCHATTSCHNEIDER   The Semisovereign People
61. THEODORE LOWI   The End of Liberalism
62. JEFFREY BIRNBAUM   The Lobbyists
63. WILLIAM GREIDER   Who Will Tell the People
64. ROBERTO SURO   Strangers Among Us
65. DAN BALZ/RONALD BROWNSTEIN   Storming the Gates

PART TWELVE   Voting and Elections
66. DANTE SCALA   Stormy Weather    New!
67. DENNIS JOHNSON   No Place for Amateurs
68. WILLIAM EGGERS   Government 2.0    New!
69. KATHLEEN HALL JAMIESON   Dirty Politics
70. STEPHEN ANSOLABEHERE/SHANTO IYENGAR   Going Negative
71. JAMES CEASER/ANDREW BUSCH   Red Over Blue    New!
72. FRANCES FOX PIVEN/RICHARD CLOWARD   Why Americans Still Don’t Vote

PART THIRTEEN   Political Parties
73. WALTER DEAN BURNHAM   Critical Election and the Mainsprings of American Politics
74. JAMES CEASER/ANDREW BUSCH   Red Over Blue    New!
75. EARL BLACK/MERLE BLACK   The Rise of Southern Republicans
76. JOHN GARCIA   Latino Politics in America    New!
77. JOHN WHITE   The Values Divide    New!
78. MARK MONMONIER   Bushmanders and Bullwinkles

PART FOURTEEN   The Media
79. KATHARINE GRAHAM   Personal History
80. LARRY SABATO   Feeding Frenzy
81. BRADLEY PATERSON   The White House Staff: The Advance Office
82. MARTIN WATTENBERG   Where Have All the Voters Gone?    New!
83. BRIAN ANDERSON   South Park Conservatives    New!

PART FIFTEEN   Political Economy and Public Welfare
84. MICHAEL HARRINGTON   The Other America
85. MILTON FRIEDMAN   Free to Choose
86. SHARON HAYS   Flat Broke with Children     New!

PART SIXTEEN   America in a Changed World
87. BENJAMIN BARBER   Jihad vs. McWorld
88. SAMUEL HUNTINGTON   The Clash of Civilizations
89. JOSEPH NYE   Soft Power    New!
90. CHALMERS JOHNSON   Blowback    New!