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Political power.

Roderick Bell

Political power.

by Roderick Bell

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Published by Free Press, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


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In Politics Is for Power, pioneering and brilliant data analyst Eitan Hersh shows us a way toward more effective political participation. Aided by political theory, history, cutting-edge social science, as well as remarkable stories of ordinary citizens who got off their couches and took political power seriously, this book shows us how to Released on: Janu Additional Physical Format: Online version: Merriam, Charles Edward, Political power.

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