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The tyranny of the majority : history, concepts, and challenges

Author: Tamás Nyirkos
Publisher: New York and London : Routledge, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tamás Nyirkos
ISBN: 9780815380993 0815380992
OCLC Number: 1031922470
Description: 152 Seiten
Contents: Introduction1. The Greek Origins2. The Medieval Laboratory3. A Majoritarian Liberal4. General Will and True Democracy5. Revolution in the Crossfire6. America Before Tocqueville7. Tocqueville's Synthesis8. Individuals and Elites9. The Contested Triumph of Liberal Democracy10. A Brief Ontological Detour11. Populism, Illiberal Democracy, Post-democracy12. The Postmodern ChallengeConclusion
Responsibility: Tamás Nyirkos.


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'A fascinating study of the way leaders use and abuse the idea of majoritarianism to cement their rule. Unlike conventional accounts of majoritarianism, Nyirkos makes the intriguing argument that the Read more...

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