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Title Can it happen here? : authoritarianism in America / edited by Cass R. Sunstein.

Publication Info. New York : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    320.473 CAN    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    320.473 CAN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 481 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The dictator's handbook, US edition / Eric A. Posner -- Constitutional rot / Jack M. Balkin -- Could fascism come to America? / Tyler Cowen -- Lessons from the American founding / Cass R. Sunstein -- Beyond elections: foreign interference with American democracy / Samantha Power -- Paradoxes of the Deep State / Jack Goldsmith -- How we lost constitutional democracy / Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq -- On "It can't happen here" / Noah Feldman -- Authoritarianism is not a momentary madness, but an eternal dynamic within liberal democracies / Karen Stenner and Jonathan Haidt -- States of emergency / Bruce Ackerman -- Another road to serfdom: cascading intolerance / Timur Kuran -- The resistible rise of Louis Bonaparte / Jon Elster -- Could mass detentions without process happen here? / Martha Minow -- The commonsense presidency / Duncan J. Watts -- Law and the slow-motion emergency / David A. Strauss -- How democracies perish / Stephen Holmes -- "It can't happen here": the lessons of history / Geoffrey R. Stone.
Subject Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Influence.
Democracy -- United States.
Authoritarianism -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Added Author Sunstein, Cass R, editor.
Posner, Eric A., 1965- Dictator's handbook, US edition.
Balkin, J. M. Constitutional rot.
Cowen, Tyler. Could fascism come to America?
Sunstein, Cass R. Lessons from the Amerian founding.
Power, Samantha. Beyond elections.
Goldsmith, Jack L. Paradoxes of the deep state.
Ginsburg, Tom. How we lost consitutional democracy.
Feldman, Noah, 1970- On "It can't happen here."
Stenner, Karen, 1964- Authoritarianism is not a momentary madness, but an eternal dynamic within liberal democracies.
Ackerman, Bruce A. States of emergency.
Kuran, Timur. Another road to serfdom.
Elster, Jon, 1940- Resistible rise of Louis Bonaparte.
Minow, Martha, 1954- Could mass detentions without process happen here?
Watts, Duncan J., 1971- Commonsense presidency.
Straus, David A. Law and the slow-motion emergency.
Holmes, Stephen, 1948- How democracies perish.
Stone, Geoffrey R. "It can't happen here": the lessons of history.
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