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Achieving democracy : the future of progressive regulation

Author: Sidney A Shapiro; Joseph P Tomain
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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'Achieving Democracy' explains and explores the dynamic and changing nature of contemporary government and the future of the regulatory state. In a critique of the last 30 years of neoliberal government in the United States, Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain demonstrate how to regain essential democratic losses, under a successful framework of a progressive government, to ultimately construct a good society for  Read more...
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Shapiro, Sidney A.
Achieving democracy.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney A Shapiro; Joseph P Tomain
ISBN: 9780199360833 0199360839
OCLC Number: 941612593
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; Part I: Democracy, Progressivism, and Pragmatism ; Chapter 1: Pragmatism and Government Regulation ; Chapter 2: History Lessons ; Chapter 3: Public Ambivalence About Government ; Part II: The Failure of Neoliberalism ; Chapter 4: Government and Markets ; Chapter 5: Why Government Fails ; Part III: Pragmatic Regulation ; Chapter 6: A Return to Pragmatism ; Chapter 7: Policy, Politics and Institutions ; Part IV: The Progressive Future of Regulation ; Chapter 8: Let Government Govern ; Index
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'Achieving Democracy' explains and explores the dynamic and changing nature of contemporary government and the future of the regulatory state. In a critique of the last 30 years of neoliberal government in the United States, Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain demonstrate how to regain essential democratic losses, under a successful framework of a progressive government, to ultimately construct a good society for all citizens.

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