Robert A. Dahl is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Yale University and past president of the American Political Science Association. He is the author of numerous books, including Who Governs?, Democracy and Its Critics, and On Democracy, all published by Yale University Press.
"Robert A. Dahl . . . is about as covered in honors as a scholar can be. . . . He knows what he is talking about. And he thinks that the Constitution has something the matter with it."-Hendrik Hertzberg, New Yorker
"Some may find it a startling question, as most Americans have an unwavering faith in the Constitution and its principles. But the author argues that we should not be afraid to examine it and to consider other options for achieving a more democratic society."-Washington Post Book World (Best Seller List/Washington is Also Reading)
"Some may find it a startling question . . . [b]ut the author argues . . . we should not be afraid to examine it. . . ."-Washington Post Book World (Best Seller List/Washington is Also Reading)
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