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Overdoing democracy : why we must put politics in its place / Robert B. Talisse.

Author/creator Talisse, Robert B. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Descriptionix, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Can democracy be overdone? -- Democracy's expanding reach -- The political saturation of social space -- The problem of polarization -- Civic friendship -- The place of politics.
Abstract "'The cure for democracy's ills is more democracy.' This popular adage is false. Contemporary democracy faces problems that derive from the tendency among citizens to overdo democracy. In this book, Robert Talisse argues that even in a democracy, politics must be put in its place"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Talisse, Robert B. Overdoing democracy. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] 9780190924201
LCCN 2019006875
ISBN0190924195 hardcover alkaline paper

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