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The people vs democracy : why our freedom is in danger and how to save it

Author: Yascha Mounk
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, ©2018 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of liberal democracy--individual rights and the popular will--are at war, putting democracy itself at risk. In plain language, Yascha Mounk describes how we got here, where we need to go, and why there is little time left to waste.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yascha Mounk
ISBN: 9780674976825 0674976827 9780674237681 0674237684
OCLC Number: 1111909235
Description: 393 páginas : gráficas ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : Losing our illusions --
Part one. The crisis of liberal democracy. Democracy without rights --
Rights without democracy --
Democracy is deconsolidating --
Part two. Origins. Social media --
Economic stagnation --
Identity --
Part three. Remedies. Domesticating nationalism --
Fixing the economy --
Renewing civic faith --
Conclusion : Fighting for our convictions.
Responsibility: Yascha Mounk

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of liberal democracy--individual rights and the popular will--are at war, putting democracy itself at risk. In plain language, Yascha Mounk describes how we got here, where we need to go, and why there is little time left to waste.

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[An] important new book.--Dambisa Moyo"Globe and Mail" (04/20/2018) [An] important new book.--E. J. Dionne, Jr."Washington Post" (03/07/2018) [A] new and important book... The value of Mounk's book Read more...

 
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