How Democracies die: What History Reveals About our Future download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steven Levitsky

How Democracies die: What History Reveals About our Future download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steven Levitsky year 2018
  • Book name: How Democracies die: What History Reveals About our Future
  • Author: Steven Levitsky
  • Release date: 2018/7/15
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780241336496
  • Rating: 9.11 of 10
  • Votes: 203
  • Review by: Graham Bonds
  • Review rating: 7.87 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the complete repression of opposition. All three steps are being taken around the world - not least with the election of Donald Trump - and we must all understand how we can stop them.In How Democracies Die, Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt draw insightful lessons from across history - from the rule of General Augusto Pinochet in Chile to the quiet undermining of Turkey's constitutional system by President Recip Erdogan - to shine a light on regime breakdown across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Notably they point to the dangers of an authoritarian leader faced with a major crisis. Based on years of research, they present a deep understanding of how and why democracies die; an alarming analysis of how democracy is being subverted today in the US and beyond; and a guide for maintaining and repairing a threatened democracy, for governments, political parties and individuals. History doesn't repeat itself. But we can protect our democracy by learning its lessons, before it's too late.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H11M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Business & Management, Political Structures: Democracy, Social & Cultural History, History: Theory & Methods, Geopolitics, Religion & Politics, Economic History, Comparative Politics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.20 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x216x23mm
  • Weight: 318g
  • Printed by: VIKING
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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