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How Washington Really Works

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Brought up to the minute in this new edition, How Washington Really Works exposes the Washington insiders know and hope you dont find out about. From the lobbyist and the bureaucrat straight up to the Congress and the President, Peters turns his sharp eye and ironic wit on the foibles and follies of the people running our country, and uncovers one basic fact: The present system is designed to protect those within it, not to serve those outside. This book will not only explain this system of make-believe—it will make you want to change it.

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"Brought up to the minute in this new edition, How Washington Really Works exposes the Washington insiders know and hope you dont find out about. From the lobbyist and the bureaucrat straight up to th"

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-170) and index.

About the Author

Charles Petersis editor in chief of The Washington Monthly, which:”Covers its subject, politics and government, better than any magazine around”--The Washington Post”Holds up a deadly accurate mirror to the Washington political culture, exposing its hypocrisies, stupidities, and unexpected triumphs.”--The Chicago Tribune”(Is) an indispensable decoder and deconstructor of the men and myths governing our nations capital.”--The Nation

Table of Contents

The press — Lobbies — The bureaucracy — The foreign services — The military — Courts and regulators — Congress — The White House.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201624700
Author:
Peters, Charles
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Practical Politics
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
Power
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - National
Subject:
POL030000
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Fourth Edition
Series Volume:
84010
Publication Date:
19930231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 8 oz

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