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Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place

Robert B. Talisse
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9780190924195, 0190924195
Summary
"'The cure for democracy's ills is more democracy.' This popular adage is false. Contemporary democracy faces problems that derive from the tendency among citizens to overdo democracy. In this book, Robert Talisse argues that even in a democracy, politics must be put in its place"--
Contents
  • Can democracy be overdone?
  • Democracy's expanding reach
  • The political saturation of social space
  • The problem of polarization
  • Civic friendship
  • The place of politics.
Description
ix, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-192) and index.
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