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American Democracy

Selected Essays on Theory, Practice, and Critique

  • Authors
  • Philip Green

Part of the Political Philosophy and Public Purpose book series (POPHPUPU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. American Democracy: Theory, Practice and Critique

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philip Green
      Pages 3-9
    3. Philip Green
      Pages 31-60
    4. Philip Green
      Pages 89-96
  3. Really Existing Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Philip Green
      Pages 147-166
  4. It Would Be a Good Idea

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Philip Green
      Pages 199-204
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 205-222

About this book

Introduction

The book examines the problems that plague contemporary American democracy. Written from the standpoint of democratic theory, and from a progressive point of view, the book explores different facets of American democratic culture and its various deficits – deficits that can lead to the crippling of democratic politics.

Keywords

democracy democratic theory equality political equality liberalism government immigration John Rawls migration philosophy pluralism politics Rational choice violence

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