The Character of American Democracy

Preserving Our Past, Protecting Our Future

by Jill Long Thompson

Published by: Indiana University Press

168 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.46 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253050434
  • Published: September 2020

$20.00

  • Hardcover
  • 9780253050427
  • Published: September 2020

$80.00

  • eBook
  • 9780253050441
  • Published: September 2020

$19.99

  • eBook
  • 9780253052704
  • Published: September 2020

$19.99

"We live in an age that demonstrates the powerful need for ethics in government. Democracy is a privilege that carries with it important responsibilities for the people and their representatives. As we look back on this era and determine the future of this nation, Dr. Long Thompson's book will be a resource for Americans who are seeking ways to secure our democracy and our future as a nation." Congressman John Lewis, Georgia's 5th District.

Ethical leadership, steeped in integrity and fairness, matters. The future of our nation and our world depends upon the quality of America's character. In this uncompromising, absorbing look at our government and society today, Jill Long Thompson persuasively argues that we all have a meaningful role to play in shaping America's character and future. The citizenry, as well as their elected officials, are responsible for protecting fairness of participation and integrity in elections, as well as in the adoption and execution of laws. In this troubling time when the public is losing trust and confidence in our government, Jill Long Thompson shows us a bipartisan way forward.