The Priority of Democracy

The Priority of Democracy

Political Consequences of Pragmatism

eBook - 2011
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Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics today, yet scholars rarely examine in detail the relationship between pragmatism and politics. In The Priority of Democracy, Jack Knight and James Johnson systematically explore the subject and make a strong case for adopting a pragmatist approach to democratic politics--and for giving priority to democracy in the process of selecting and reforming political institutions. What is the primary value of democracy? When should we make decisions democratically and when should we rely on markets? And when should we accept the de.
Publisher: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9781400840335
1400840333
9781283152563
1283152568
9780691151236
0691151237
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 324 pages)
Additional Contributors: Johnson, James 1955-

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