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Democracy in Chains

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Zusatztext 'Nancy MacLean's Democracy In Chains is a work of the utmost importance and makes a unique and outstanding contribution in understanding America! in both historic and contemporary terms. It forces us to engage with and think deeply about the use and abuse of power.' Informationen zum Autor Nancy MacLean is the award-winning author of Behind the Mask of Chivalry (a New York Times 'noteworthy' book of the year) and Freedom is Not Enough ! which was called by the Chicago Tribune 'contemporary history at its best.' The William Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University! she lives in Durham! North Carolina. Zusammenfassung An explosive exposé of the man who devoted his career to shackling democracy — and succeeded. Libertarian billionaires are using their wealth and power to drastically curtail the US democratic process, disempowering ordinary citizens whilst entrenching the influence of corporations as never before. In Democracy in Chains , award-winning historian Nancy MacLean reveals how the ideas of Nobel Prize-winning political economist James McGill Buchanan have been used to undermine the power of voters in a country whose Constitution is founded on the principle ‘We the people’. Now, with Mike Pence as Vice President, this chilling movement has a loyalist in the White House, as well as supporters in the House, the Senate, a majority of state governments, and the courts. Democracy in Chains is a timely, important book, which should be read by anybody interested in the future of democracy.

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Authors Nancy MacLean
Publisher Scribe Publications
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.08.2017
EAN 9781911344681
ISBN 978-1-911344-68-1
Dimensions 131 mm x 199 mm x 27 mm
Subjects Non-fiction book
Social sciences, law, business > Sociology > General, dictionaries

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