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The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism

Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics. This title explores the subject and makes a case for adopting a pragmatist approach to democratic politics - and for giving  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780691151236 0691151237
OCLC Number: 755055196
Description: 336 S.
Contents: Preface ix Part One Chapter 1: Preliminaries 1 Chapter 2: Pragmatism and the Problem of Institutional Design 25 Chapter 3: The Appeal of Decentralization 51 Part Two Chapter 4: The Priority of Democracy and the Burden of Justification 93 Chapter 5: Reconsidering the Role of Political Argument in Democratic Politics 128 Chapter 6: Refining Reflexivity 167 Part Three Chapter 7: Formal Conditions: Institutionalizing Liberal Guarantees 193 Chapter 8: Substantive Conditions: Pragmatism and Effectiveness 222 Chapter 9: Conclusion 256 References 287 Index 307
Responsibility: Jack Knight and James Johnson.

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"Overall, this study is a deeply considered, well argued contribution to contemporary debates about the relationship between democratic processes and context in normative political theory."--Hussein Read more...

 
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