James Q. Wilson Reviews Edward C. Banfield’s Here the People Rule

Here-The-People-Rule-200Banfield’s Here the People Rule (1985/1991) is a collection of his best essays on government and politics in the United States.

Perhaps his most famous student, James Q. Wilson, reviewed the book in the Public Interest,which is freely accessible here. (By the way, the archives of which are available at http://www.nationalaffairs.com/archive/public_interest/default.asp.)

Full citation: “Edward Banfield, American Skeptic,” Public Interest, issue 107, Spring 1992, at