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Democracy’s Discontent

A New Edition for Our Perilous Times

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$24.95 • £21.95 • €22.95

ISBN 9780674270718

Publication Date: 10/28/2022


384 pages

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

Belknap Press


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  • Preface to the New Edition [2022]
  • Preface to the Original Edition [1996]
  • Introduction to the New Edition: Democracy’s Peril
  • 1. The Political Economy of Citizenship
  • 2. Economics and Virtue in the Early Republic
  • 3. Free Labor versus Wage Labor
  • 4. Community, Self-Government, and Progressive Reform
  • 5. Liberalism and the Keynesian Revolution
  • 6. The Triumph and Travail of the Procedural Republic
  • Conclusion: In Search of a Public Philosophy
  • Epilogue: What Went Wrong: Capitalism and Democracy since the 1990s
  • Notes
  • Index

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