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Cudd, Ann E.

Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the 21st Century

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Table of contents

1. Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the Twenty-First Century: Introduction
Ann E. Cudd, Sally J. Scholz

Part I. The Meaning of Democracy

2. Democracy: A Paradox of Rights?
Emily R. Gill

3. Rights and the American Constitution: The Issue of Judicial Review and Its Compatibility with Democracy
Rex Martin

4. Democracy as a Social Myth
Richard T. George

Part II. The Current Polarization

5. Political Polarization and the Markets vs. Government Debate
Stephen Nathanson

6. Two Visions of Democracy
Richard Barron Parker

7. Proportional Representation, the Single Transferable Vote, and Electoral Pragmatism
Richard Nunan

8. The Problem of Democracy in the Context of Polarization
Imer B. Flores

Part III. Democracy, Capitalism, and the Influence of Big Money

9. Is Justice Possible Under Welfare State Capitalism?
Steven P. Lee

10. Rawls on Inequality, Social Segregation and Democracy
Mark Navin

11. Mass Democracy in a Postfactual Market Society: Citizens United and the Role of Corporate Political Speech
F. Patrick Hubbard

12. A Tsunami of Filthy Lucre: How the Decisions of the SCOTUS Imperil American Democracy
Jonathan Schonsheck

13. Democracy and Economic Inequality
Alistair M. Macleod

Part IV. Democratic Decisions and the (Un)Informed Public

14. Epistocracy Within Public Reason
Jason Brennan

15. Journalists as Purveyors of Partial Truths
Russell W. Waltz

16. Motivated Reasoning, Group Identification, and Representative Democracy
Kenneth Henley

17. Republics, Passions and Protests
Wade L. Robison

Keywords: Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History, Political Science, general, Social Policy, Philosophy of Law, Communication Studies

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
AMINTAPHIL: The Philosophical Foundations of Law and Justice
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319023120

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