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Author Wolin, Sheldon S.

Title Democracy incorporated : managed democracy and the specter of inverted totalitarianism / Sheldon S. Wolin.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    320.973 WOL    DUE 10-10-20
Description xvii, 356 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-337) and index.
Contents Myth in the making -- Totalitarianism's inversion: beginnings of the imaginary of a permanent global war -- Totalitarianism's inversion, democracy's perversion -- The new world of terror -- The utopian theory of superpower: the official version -- The dynamics of transformation -- The dynamics of the archaic -- The politics of superpower: managed democracy -- Intellectual elites against democracy -- Domestic politics in the era of superpower and empire -- Inverted totalitarianism: antecedents and precedents -- Demotic moments -- Democracy's prospects: looking backwards -- Notes.
Subject Democracy -- United States.
Corporate state -- United States.
Political science -- History.
Political science -- Philosophy -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780691135663 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $29.95
0691135665 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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