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Crises of democracy

Crises of democracy

Author: Adam Przeworski
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Is democracy in crisis? The current threats to democracy are not just political: they are deeply embedded in the democracies of today, in current economic, social, and cultural conditions. In Crises of Democracy, Adam Przeworski presents a panorama of the political situation throughout the world of established democracies, places it in the context of past misadventures of democratic regimes, and speculates on the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Przeworski
ISBN: 1108498809 9781108498807
OCLC Number: 1089968514
Description: xiii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
General patterns --
Some stories --
Lessons from history : what to look for --
The signs --
Potential causes --
Where to seek explanations? --
What may be unprecedented? --
How democracy works --
Subversion by stealth --
What can and cannot happen?
Responsibility: Adam Przeworski.


Przeworski presents a panorama of not only the political threats to democracy, but also the current economic, social, and cultural threats, places them in the context of past crises of democratic  Read more...


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'The mood in the democratic world these days is one of pessimism, but we are fortunate to have one of the grandmasters of comparative politics to help us understand the situation. Crises of Democracy Read more...

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