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Author Mounk, Yascha, 1982- author.

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

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
©2018

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Description 1 online resource (393 pages)
Summary 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.-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Losing our illusions -- Part I. The crisis of liberal democracy: Democracy without rights -- Rights without democracy -- Democracy is deconsolidating -- Part II. Origins: Social media -- Economic stagnation -- Identity -- Part III. Remedies: Domesticating nationalism -- Fixing the economy -- Renewing civic faith -- Conclusion: Fighting for our convictions.
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Subject Democracy.
Populism.
Authoritarianism.
Human rights.
Political participation.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Authoritarianism.
Democracy.
Human rights.
Political participation.
Populism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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