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Political evil : what it is and how to combat it

Author: Alan Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Political science professor Alan Wolfe examines the presence of evil in politics, describes situations in which it was prominent, and offers strategies for confronting it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Wolfe
ISBN: 9780307271853 0307271854
OCLC Number: 699763987
Description: vii, 339 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : The fundamental question of the twenty-first century --
The distinctiveness of political evil --
Widespread evil within --
Unrelenting evil without --
The misuses of appeasement --
Democracy's terrorism problem --
The case against dramatizing genocide --
Ethnic cleaning's seductive attractions --
The politics of counterevil --
Conclusion : Getting serious (once again) about political evil.
Responsibility: Alan Wolfe.

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Political science professor Alan Wolfe examines the presence of evil in politics, describes situations in which it was prominent, and offers strategies for confronting it.

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