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Wolin, Sheldon S.

Overview
Works: 51 works in 279 publications in 5 languages and 7,841 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television talk shows  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Performer, Other
Classifications: JA81, 378.19810979467
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Politics and vision; continuity and innovation in Western political thought by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

95 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seldon Wolin's Politics and Vision inspired and instructed two generations of political theorists after its appearance in 1960. This new edition retains intact the original ten chapters about political thinkers from Plato to Mill, and adds seven chapters about theorists from Marx and Nietzche to Rawls and the postmodernists. The new chapters, which show how thinkers have grappled with the immense possibilities and dangers of modern power, are themselves a major theoretical statement. They culminate in Wolin's remarkable argument that the United States has invented a new political form, "inverted totalitarianism," in which economic rather than political power is dangerously dominant."--Jacket
The Berkeley student revolt : facts and interpretations by Seymour Martin Lipset( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tocqueville between two worlds : the making of a political and theoretical life by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexis de Tocqueville may be the most influential political thinker in American history. He also led an unusually active and ambitious career in French politics. In this book, one of America's most important contemporary theorists draws on decades of research and thought to present the first work that fully connects to Tocqueville's political and theoretical lives. In doing so, Sheldon Wolin presents sweeping new interpretations of Tocqueville's major works and of his place in intellectual history. As he traces the origins and impact of Tocqueville's ideas, Wolin also offers a profound commentary on the general trajectory of Western political life over the past two hundred years."--Jacket
Democracy incorporated : managed democracy and the specter of inverted totalitarianism by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contends that the United States is changing from a democracy to an inverted totalitarianism in which the citizens are uninterested in politics and corporations and elites decide the future of the country
The presence of the past : essays on the state and the Constitution by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobbes and the epic tradition of political theory by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Berkeley rebellion and beyond; essays on politics and education in the technological society by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheldon Wolin by Sheldon S Wolin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political philosopher Sheldon Wolin discusses power and democracy in the United States and how American political and social institutions are diminishing the democratic character of the nation. Interviewed by Bill Moyers
The theory of democratic elitism; a critique by Peter Bachrach( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in German and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitutional order, revolutionary violence and modern power : an essay on juxtapositions by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

USA : Después de Vietnam( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crisis of democracy by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers assesses the state of democracy in America. Big government; control of political parties by the power elite; government deceit; ideology-based political groups; and mounting disillusionment in the democratic political process are discussed as detriments to democracy
Democrazia s.p.a. : Stati Uniti : una vocazione totalitaria? by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public philosophy and civil religion by Sheldon S Wolin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy incorporated managed democracy and the specter of inverted totalitarianism by Sheldon S Wolin( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy is struggling in America--by now this statement is almost cliché
Conservatism and constitutionalism a study in English constitutional ideas, 1760-1785 by Sheldon S Wolin( )

3 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive democracy by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sheldon Wolin and John Lukacs]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zheng zhi yu gou xiang : xi fang zheng zhi si xiang de yan xu he chuang xin (kuo chong ban) = Politics and vision : continuity and innvoation in western political thought by Sheldon S Wolin( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tocqueville between two worlds : the making of a political and theoretical life
Alternative Names
Sheldon Wolin American political philosopher

Sheldon Wolin Amerikaans politicoloog (1922-2015)

Sheldon Wolin écrivain et philosophe politique américain

Wolin, Sheldon Sanford 1922-

Wolin, Sheldon Sanford 1922-2015

월린, 셸던

월린, 셸던 S

ウォーリン, S. S

ウォーリン, シェルドン・S

シェルドン・ウォリン

Languages
English (200)

Spanish (24)

Japanese (16)

German (4)

Italian (3)

Covers
Tocqueville between two worlds : the making of a political and theoretical lifeDemocracy incorporated : managed democracy and the specter of inverted totalitarianismThe presence of the past : essays on the state and the Constitution