The people vs. democracy : why our freedom is in danger and how to save it /

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...

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Main Author: Mounk, Yascha, 1982-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018
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245 1 4 |a The people vs. democracy :  |b why our freedom is in danger and how to save it /  |c Yascha Mounk 
246 3 |a People versus democracy 
260 |a Cambridge, Massachusetts :  |b Harvard University Press,  |c 2018 
300 |a 393 pages :  |b illustrations ;  |c 22 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-357) and index 
505 0 |a Introduction : Losing our illusions -- Part one. The crisis of liberal democracy. Democracy without rights -- Rights without democracy -- Democracy is deconsolidating -- Part two. Origins. Social media -- Economic stagnation -- Identity -- Part three. Remedies. Domesticating nationalism -- Fixing the economy -- Renewing civic faith -- Conclusion : Fighting for our convictions 
520 |a 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.--  |c Provided by publisher 
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650 0 |a Authoritarianism 
650 0 |a Human rights 
650 0 |a Political participation 
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