TITLE

Democracy's Impending Demise

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
Sciences;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the problems with democracy in the United States. Details on the budget deficits; Suggestions for direct citizen participation in political decision-making; Consequences of the computerization of special interest politics.
ACCESSION #
4863709

 

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