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On Democracy

On Democracy

Robert A. Dahl

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|November 24, 2020

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Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing challenges democracy faces in…
Politics Against Domination

Politics Against Domination

Ian Shapiro

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|September 17, 2018

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Political Representation

Political Representation

Ian Shapiro

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|January 14, 2010

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Political representation lies at the core of modern politics. Democracies, with their vast numbers of citizens, could not operate without representative institutions. Yet relations between the democratic ideal and the everyday practice of political representation…
Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight over Taxing Inherited Wealth
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This fast-paced book by Yale professors Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro unravels the following mystery: How is it that the estate tax, which has been on the books continuously since 1916 and is paid by only the wealthiest two percent of Americans, was repealed in…
Democracy's Values

Democracy's Values

Ian Shapiro

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|August 19, 1999

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Democracy's flexibility, its commitment to equality of representation, and its recognition of the legitimacy of opposition are all positive features of political institutions. But democracy fits uneasily with many other political values and is in many respects…
Order, Conflict, and Violence

Order, Conflict, and Violence

Stathis N. Kalyvas

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|September 11, 2008

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There might appear to be little that binds the study of order and the study of violence and conflict. Bloodshed in its multiple forms is often seen as something separate from and unrelated to the domains of 'normal' politics that constitute what we think of as…
The State of Democratic Theory

The State of Democratic Theory

Ian Shapiro

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|January 16, 2006

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What should we expect from democracy, and how likely is it that democracies will live up to those expectations? In The State of Democratic Theory , Ian Shapiro offers a critical assessment of contemporary answers to these questions, lays out his distinctive…
Containment: Rebuilding a Strategy against Global Terror

Containment: Rebuilding a Strategy against Global Terror

Ian Shapiro

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|February 17, 2008

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In this powerfully argued book, Ian Shapiro shows that the idea of containment offers the best hope for protecting Americans and their democracy into the future. His bold vision for American security in the post-September 11 world is reminiscent of George…
Rational Choice

Rational Choice

Donald P. Green

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|October 6, 1999

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In diesem gut lesbaren und verständlichen Buch bewerten die Autoren die Anwendung der Rational-Choice-Theorie. In ihrer herben Kritik zeigen Green und Shapiro auf, dass die hoch gelobten Ergebnisse der Rational-Choice-Theorie tatsächlich äußerst suspekt sind und…
Democracy's Edges

Democracy's Edges

Ian Shapiro

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|August 19, 1999

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Democracy's flexibility, its commitment to equality of representation, and its recognition of the legitimacy of opposition are all positive features of political institutions. But democracy fits uneasily with many other political values and is in many respects…
Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory: A Critique of Applications in Political Science
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This is the first comprehensive critical evaluation of the use of rational choice theory in political science. Writing in an accessible and nontechnical style, Donald P. Green and Ian Shapiro assess rational choice theory where it is reputed to be most…
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