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Political leadership in liberal democracies

Robert Elgie

Political leadership in liberal democracies

by Robert Elgie

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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Elgie.
SeriesComparative government & politics series
The Physical Object
Pagination(208)p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15000345M
ISBN 100333597591

  Even if Western leaders manage to limit the COVID outbreak’s immediate fallout, it will mean little without forward-looking efforts to strengthen liberal-democratic systems from within. Such a failure would could well amount to handing China victory .   If the universal principles of liberal democracy are going to be revived, that will require not just American renewal under a less squalid president, but the leadership of a multitude of free.

At a minimum, Voegelin’s analysis of the existential truth of political order should lead us beyond the categorical absolutes and abstractions that inhibit our own liberal democracies.   What Machiavelli can teach us about Trump and the decline of liberal democracy The infamous philosopher had a lot to say about why democracies fall. Author: Sean Illing.

  The crisis of liberal democracy. In his classic book Polyarchy, the American political scientist Robert Dahl maintained that political regimes can be categorised according to two sets of.   Do political scientists in a liberal democracy bear a special responsibility that goes beyond their academic pursuits? Ceaser, a scholar of American political parties, argues that they do, and he challenges colleagues and students to reexamine what they do as political scientists/5.


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