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Conversations with Tocqueville

The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century


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In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization, ethnicity, and New WorldDOld World and EastDWest dynamics. This cross-disciplinary book brings together fourteen authors from three continents whose reflections on the prospects for democracy invite us to reconsider the virtues and limitations of democratic institutions and principles across the world.

Author Biography

Aurelian Craiutu is associate professor of political science at Indiana University and author of Liberalism under Siege: The Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires, Le Centre introuvable, and In Praise of Moderation. Sheldon Gellar is a research associate at Indiana UniversityOs Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis and author of Democracy in Senegal: Tocquevillian Analytics in Africa, Structural Changes and Colonial Dependency: Senegal 1885D1945, and Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam and the West.
Release date Australia
February 16th, 2009
Contributions by Aurelian Craiutu Contributions by Barbara Allen Contributions by Charles A Reilly Contributions by Elinor Ostrom Contributions by Gustavo Gordillo de Anda Contributions by Krister Andersson Edited by Aurelian Craiutu Edited by Sheldon Gellar Foreword by Elinor Ostrom Foreword by Vincent Ostrom
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United States
Lexington Books
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