With so many books published each year on politics, partisanship, and the causes of our dysfunction, how can anyone keep up with them all?
Answer: let us read them all and write short summaries!
|Link to Book Summary
|The Disappearing Center: Engaged citizens, polarization, and American Democracy
|Abramowitz, A. I.
|The Polarized Public: Why the American government is so dysfunctional
|Abramowitz, A. I.
|Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America
|The Hopelessly Partisan Guide to American Politics: An Irreverent Look at the Private Lives of Republicans and Democrats
|Berwitz, K., & Sinrod, B.
|The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-minded America is Tearing Us Apart
|The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America
|Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives
|The Cure for Our Broken Political Process: How We Can Get Our Politicians to Resolve the Issues Tearing Our Country Apart
|Erdman, S., & Susskind, L.
|The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
|Haidt, J. (2012)
|Authoritarianism & Polarization in American Politics
|Hetherington, M., & Weiler, J.
|The Political Centrist
|What’s So Wrong With Being Absolutely Right: The Dangerous Nature of Dogmatic Belief
|Johnson, J. J.
|Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the US Senate
|The Partisan Sort: How Liberals Became Democrats and Conservatives Became Republicans
|It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism
|Mann, T.E., &
Ornstein, N. J.
|Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative versus Participatory Democracy
|Mutz, D. C.
|A More Perfect Constitution: 23 Proposals to Revitalize Our Constitution and Make America a Fairer Country .
|The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies — How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce them as Truths
|Going to Extremes: How Like Minds Unite and Divide
|Party Polarization in Congress
|Theriault, S. M.
|Millennial Majority: How a New Generation is Remaking American Politics
|Winograd, M & Hais, M.D.