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Dangerous democracy? : the battle over ballot initiatives in America /

Other Authors: Sabato, Larry., Larson, Bruce A., 1960-, Ernst, Howard R., 1970-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2001.
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245 0 0 |a Dangerous democracy? :  |b the battle over ballot initiatives in America /  |c edited by Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst, and Bruce A. Larson. 
260 |a Lanham, MD :  |b Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,  |c c2001. 
300 |a xiv, 234 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index. 
505 0 0 |t Introduction /  |r Larry J. Sabato, Bruce A. Larson and Howard R. Ernst --   |g 1.  |t The Historical Role of Narrow-Material Interests in Initiative Politics /  |r Howard R. Ernst --   |t Challenging Initiatives: More than Just Special-Interest Money, an Issue of Political Civility /  |r Sue Tupper --   |t Initiative Politics: A Useful Blend of Vested Interests and Citizen Politics /  |r Douglas M. Guetzloe --   |g 2.  |t The Populist Legacy: Initiatives and the Undermining of Representative Government /  |r Bruce E. Cain and Kenneth P. Miller --   |t Time to Walk the Talk /  |r Mike Gravel --   |t Dumber than Chimps? An Assessment of Direct Democracy Voters /  |r Arthur Lupia --   |g 3.  |t Campaign Financing of Ballot Initiatives in the American States /  |r Daniel A. Smith --   |t Regulations on the Ballot Initiative Process: Interfering with Political Liberty /  |r Paul Grant --   |t The Initiative Process: Where People Count /  |r Paul Jacob --   |g 4.  |t Political Consultants and the Initiative Industrial Complex /  |r Todd Donovan, Shaun Bowler and David S. McCuan --   |t The Initiative Campaign Business: A Consultant's Perspective /  |r Gale R. Kaufman --   |t Observations of Initiative Elections /  |r Ron Faucheux --   |g 5.  |t The Logic of Reform: Assessing Initiative Reform Strategies /  |r Elisabeth R. Gerber --   |t Prospects of Reforming the Initiative Process /  |r M. Dane Waters --   |t An Alligator in the Bathtub: Assessing Initiative Reform Proposals /  |r Peter Schrag --   |g 6.  |t A Call for Change: Making the Best of Initiative Politics /  |r Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst and Bruce A. Larson --   |t Response to "A Call for Change" /  |r Kenneth Mulligan. 
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