Intro; Halftitle Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Introducing the People Who Make Our Democracy Work as It Should; Part I: Democracy Reconsidered; Part II: Citizens and Communities; Part III: Institutions, Professionals, and the Public; Notes; Bibliography; Index; 1. Systemic Problems of Self-Rule; 2. Struggling for A Citizen-Centered Democracy; 3. The Political Ecosystem; 4. "Here, Sir, the People Govern." Really?; 5. Putting the Public Back in the Public's Business; 6. Citizens: Involved and Informed?; 7. Public Deliberation and Public Judgment.
8. Framing Issues to Encourage Deliberation9. Opportunities in Communities; 10. Democratic Practices; 11. Bridging the Great Divide; 12. Experiments in Realignment and Possibilities for Experiments; 13. Reflections.
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