Format:
Book
Author:
Mounk, Yascha, 1982-
Title:
The people vs. democracy : why our freedom is in danger and how to save it / Yascha Mounk.
Publisher, Date:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
Description:
393 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary:
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.-- Provided by publisher.
Subjects:
Democracy.
Populism.
Authoritarianism.
Human rights.
Political participation.
Other Title:
People versus democracy
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Losing our illusions -- Part I. The crisis of liberal democracy: Democracy without rights -- Rights without democracy -- Democracy is deconsolidating -- Part II. Origins: Social media -- Economic stagnation -- Identity -- Part III. Remedies: Domesticating nationalism -- Fixing the economy -- Renewing civic faith -- Conclusion: Fighting for our convictions.
ISBN:
9780674976825 (hardcover)
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