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A World of Insecurity

Democratic Disenchantment in Rich and Poor Countries

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674259843

Publication Date: 10/18/2022

Academic Trade

240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Introduction
  • 1. Insecurity, Inequality, and Democracy
  • 2. Taking Back Control: Back to the Community?
  • 3. The Wildfire of Resurgent Nationalism
  • 4. The Temptation of Authoritarianism
  • 5. The Slippery Slope of Majoritarianism
  • 6. Social Democracy Redux
  • 7. Social Democracy and Capitalism: A Restructuring of Their Fraught Link
  • 8. In Search of Economic Security: Universal Basic Income
  • 9. In Search of Security: Other Policies
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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