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Alexis de Tocqueville and the art of democratic statesmanship / edited by Brian Danoff and L. Joseph Hebert, Jr.

Other author/creatorDanoff, Brian.
Other author/creatorHebert, L. Joseph (Louie Joseph), 1975-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2011.
Descriptionvii, 341 pages ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Speech given to the annual public meeting of the academy of moral and political sciences on April 3, 1852 / Alexis de Tocqueville -- Leading by leaving / Susan McWilliams -- Aristotle and Tocqueville on statesmanship / Aristide Tessitore -- Machiavelli and Tocqueville on majority tyranny / Khalil M. Habib -- Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and the politics of mores / F. Flagg Taylor IV -- Intellectuals and statesmanship? Tocqueville, Oakeshott, and the distinction between theoretical and practical knowledge / Richard Boyd and Conor Williams -- Tocqueville's view of the American presidency and the limits of democratic statesmanship / William B. Parsons, Jr. -- Changing the people, not simply the president : the limitations and possibilities of the Obama presidency, in Tocquevillian perspective / Thad Williamson -- Moderating the penal state through citizen participation : a neo-Tocquevillian perspective on court professionals and juries in a democracy / Albert W. Dzur -- From associations to organizations : Tocqueville, NGOs, and the colonization of civic leadership / Derek Barker -- The tragedy of American progress : Alexis de Tocqueville and Willa Cather's My Àntonia / Jon D. Schaff -- The Catholic church in the modern world : a Tocquevillian analysis of Vatican II / L. Joseph Hebert, Jr. -- Tocqueville on how to praise the Puritans today / Peter Augustine Lawler -- Tocqueville's foreign policy of moderation and democracy expansion / Paul Carrese -- The twofold challenge for democratic culture in our time / Thomas L. Pangle.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010039838
ISBN9780739145296 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0739145290 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780739145302 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0739145304 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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