Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century
Sheldon Gellar (Editor), Aurelian Craiutu (Editor) and Elinor Ostrom (Introduction author)
Page count: 352 pages
File size: 1.2 MB
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.