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The Uncivil War

How a New Elite Is Destroying Our Democracy

The Uncivil War( )
Author: Lebedoff, David
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Taylor Trade Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $38.95
Book Description:

This controversial book describes how the New Elite-a self-selected class whose members believe they know what's good for the rest of us-has been systematically attacking our tradition of majority rule. The capture of our political parties by extremists, campaigns based on anger rather than issues, laws created by unelected judges, congressmen immune from defeat, and an alienated and ignored electorate-all these represent a calculated effort of a new class to replace the public will...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.018 x 23.419 x 2.083 cm
Book Weight:0.445 Kilograms
Author Biography
Lebedoff, David (Author)
David Lebedoff is an attorney and writer in Minnesota.

Lebedoff served as a board chair of the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, and has served on the boards of the Blake School, the Minneapolis Club, and the University of Minnesota Foundation.

Lebedoff wrote Cleaning Up: The Story Behind the Biggest Legal Bonanza of Our Time, a book about the Valdez oil spill lawsuit against the Exxon Corporation. For his writing in Cleaning Up, Lebedoff received the 1998 Minnesota Book Award for Nonfiction and the American Bar Association 1998 Gavel Award Certificate of Merit. He also received the University of Minnesota's Outstanding Achievement Award in 1991.


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