Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2014

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199392872

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Dangerous Convictions

What's Really Wrong with the U.S. Congress

Tom Allen

  • Combines a clear and compelling argument about the major source of dysfunction in American politics with the observations and insights of an insider.
  • Provides a scholarly, readable, revealing picture of life in Congress in these polarized times, and an inspiring challenge to the public.
  • Draws on a variety of intellectual sources including the work of Robert Putnam, George Lakoff, the several authors of Habits of the Heart, Thomas Merton, Isaiah Berlin, Tom Mann, and Norm Ornstein.