Book Talk: "Democracy in America?"

Date: 

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School , 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA

Join us for a book talk with Benjamin Page and Martin Gilens, the authors of Democracy in America? What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It. Archon Fung, HKS Academic Dean and Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government, will moderate. Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, will serve as a respondent. 

Democracy Book CoverBenjamin I. Page, the Gordon Scott Fulcher Professor of Decision Making at Northwestern University, is the author of several books, including Who Gets What From Government.

Martin Gilens is professor of politics at Princeton University. He is the author of Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy and Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.