Unequal Citizen Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Henry E. Brady, University of California, Berkeley, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Boston College, Sidney Verba, Harvard University

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Boston College
Sidney Verba, Harvard University
Henry E. Brady, University of California, Berkeley

Democratic ideals presume equal voice for all citizens. But America falls far short of the ideal – as a leading research team documents.

Read the brief by Schlozman, Verba, and Brady here – and see their recently published book on The Unheavenly Chorus: Political Voice and the Promise of American Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2012).

See profiles for Kay Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry Brady to learn more about each scholar's wide-ranging research and contributions to public discussions about civic engagement in the United States and beyond.


April 2013