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The politics of petulance : America in an age of immaturity

Author: Alan Wolfe
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book he diagnoses what led to Trump: a culture of political immaturity-one that we've seen before, most recently in the McCarthy era, and defeated before. Looking to the midcentury  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Wolfe
ISBN: 9780226555331 022655533X
OCLC Number: 1053887994
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 210 pages) : 1 illustration.
Contents: Mature liberalism --
Democracy's demagogue --
The return of mass society --
From conspiracy to irony --
Tragedy, comedy, and American democracy --
Immature democracy --
Some lessons for the future.
Responsibility: Alan Wolfe.

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