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The anti-egalitarian mutation : the failure of institutional politics in liberal democracies

Author: Nadia Urbinati; Arturo Zampaglione
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The twin crises of immigration and mass migration brought new urgency to the balance of power between progressive, humanitarian groups and their populist opponents. In the United States and many European countries, the outcome of this struggle is uncertain, with a high chance that the public will elect more politicians who support an agenda of nativism and privatization. The Antiegalitarian Mutation makes a forceful  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Urbinati; Arturo Zampaglione
ISBN: 9780231169844 0231169841
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
OCLC Number: 936548703
Notes: Includes index.
Translation of: La mutazione antiegualitaria.
Description: v, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, by Arturo Zampaglione 1. A Great Mutation 2. The Value of Democracy 3. The Decline of Universalism 4. The "Few" and the "Many" 5. The Secession from Democracy 6. Differences and Identity Politics Index
Other Titles: Mutazione antiegualitaria.
Responsibility: Nadia Urbinati and Arturo Zampaglione ; translated by Martin Thom.

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Nadia Urbinati is one of the most original thinkers of representative democracy in our time. In this set of wide-ranging and stimulating conversations, she uses theory and insights drawn from across Read more...

 
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