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Equal Voice and the Dilemmas of Democracy

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates how the United States deviates from the ideal of equal voice. It is based on the premise that equal consideration of the interests and preferences of all citizens is an ... More


Tocqueville in Our Times

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This last chapter tries to put the ideas of Tocqueville in perspective in the modern world. It reflects explicitly on his role in stimulating reflections on democratic dilemmas by public ... More


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