Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism - new Edition download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sheldon S. Wolin

Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism - new Edition download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sheldon S. Wolin year 2017
  • Book name: Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism - new Edition
  • Author: Sheldon S. Wolin
  • Release date: 2017/8/22
  • Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780691178486
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 823
  • Review by: Caroline Pippin
  • Review rating: 8.94 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/28
  • Total pages: 376
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Democracy is struggling in America-by now this statement is almost cliche. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In Democracy Incorporated, Sheldon Wolin considers the unthinkable: has America unwittingly morphed into a new and strange kind of political hybrid, one where economic and state powers are conjoined and virtually unbridled? Can the nation check its descent into what the author terms 'inverted totalitarianism'? Wolin portrays a country where citizens are politically uninterested and submissive-and where elites are eager to keep them that way. At best the nation has become a 'managed democracy' where the public is shepherded, not sovereign. At worst it is a place where corporate power no longer answers to state controls. Wolin makes clear that today's America is in no way morally or politically comparable to totalitarian states like Nazi Germany, yet he warns that unchecked economic power risks verging on total power and has its own unnerving pathologies. Wolin examines the myths and mythmaking that justify today's politics, the quest for an ever-expanding economy, and the perverse attractions of an endless war on terror.He argues passionately that democracy's best hope lies in citizens themselves learning anew to exercise power at the local level. Democracy Incorporated is one of the most worrying diagnoses of America's political ills to emerge in decades. It is sure to be a lightning rod for political debate for years to come. Now with a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges, Democracy Incorporated remains an essential work for understanding the state of democracy in America.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H26M32S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Control & Freedoms, Business & Management, Political Science & Theory, Fascism & Nazism, Political Structures: Totalitarianism & Dictatorship, Constitution: Government & The State
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, TXT, EPUB, MOBI, HTML, PDF, XPS. Compressed in RAR, CPIO, BZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 137.16x210.82x27.94mm
  • Weight: 454g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Jersey, United States
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