Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

By: Aurelian Craiutu (editor), Sheldon Gellar (editor), Barbara Allen (contributor), Andersson Andersson (contributor), Charles A. Reilly (contributor), Aurelian Craiutu (contributor), Elinor Ostrom (contributor), Gordillo de Anda Gordillo de Anda (contributor), Vincent Ostrom (foreword_author), Elinor Ostrom (foreword_author)Paperback

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In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization, ethnicity, and New WorldDOld World and EastDWest dynamics. This cross-disciplinary book brings together fourteen authors from three continents whose reflections on the prospects for democracy invite us to reconsider the virtues and limitations of democratic institutions and principles across the world.

About Author

Aurelian Craiutu is associate professor of political science at Indiana University and author of Liberalism under Siege: The Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires, Le Centre introuvable, and In Praise of Moderation. Sheldon Gellar is a research associate at Indiana UniversityOs Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis and author of Democracy in Senegal: Tocquevillian Analytics in Africa, Structural Changes and Colonial Dependency: Senegal 1885D1945, and Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam and the West.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter 1. Tocqueville and Us Chapter 3 Chapter 2. Citizen Sovereigns: The Implications of Hamilton's Query and Tocqueville's Conjecture about the Democratic Revolution Part 4 Part I. Tocquevillian Analytics Chapter 5 Chapter 3. Tocquevillian Analytics and the Global Democratic Revolution Chapter 6 Chapter 4. What Kind of Social Scientist Was Tocqueville? Part 7 Part II. Tocquevillian Analytics and the Contemporary World Chapter 8 Chapter 5. Racial Equality and Social Equality: Understanding Tocqueville's Democratic Revolution and the American Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1970 Chapter 9 Chapter 6. Democracy? In Guatemala? Chapter 10 Chapter 7. Grafting the Head of Liberty? Latin America's Move to the Left Chapter 11 Chapter 8. Th e Peril of Democratic Despotism in West European Egalitarian Democracy Chapter 12 Chapter 9. Democracy in Russia: A Tocquevillian Perspective Chapter 13 Chapter 10. Tocqueville in Africa: Analyzing African Local Governance Chapter 14 Chapter 11. Roots of Democracy in Burma Chapter 15 Chapter 12. The Road to Democracy in China: A Tocquevillian Analysis Chapter 16 Chapter 13. Tocqueville and Japan

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  • ISBN13: 9780739123027
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780739123027
  • weight: 531
  • ISBN10: 0739123025

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