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The Future of Democracy

Authors: Glassman, Ronald M.

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  • Analyses the actual state of international political democracy and the possible future of democracy
  • Discusses the sustainability of political democracy by looking at new global communications networks 
  • Provides an introduction for academics and students in the political and social sciences
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This book focuses on the processes that help stabilize democracy. It provides a socio-historical analysis of the future prospects of democracy.

The link between advanced capitalism and democracy is emphasized, focusing on contract law and the separation of the economy from the state. The book also emphasizes the positive effects of the scientific world view on legal- rational authority. Aristotle’s theory of the majority middle class and its stabilizing effect on democracy is highlighted.

This book describes the face to face democracies of the past in order to give us a better perspective on the high tech democracies of the future, making it appealing to students and academics in the political and social sciences.


About the authors

Ronald Glassman, PhD, is a sociologist. He has taught at NYU, Connecticut College, the City University of New York, and William Paterson University. Professor Glassman is a specialist in historical sociology and has authored many books on democracy, including The Origins of Democracy in Tribes, City-States and Nation-States (2 vols.); The Middle Class and Democracy in Socio-Historical Perspective; The New Middle Class and Democracy in Global Perspective; Caring Capitalism; China in Transition: Communism, Capitalism, Democracy; Democracy and Equality; with William Swatos, Jr., Charisma, History, and Social Structure; and other books. Glassman teaches at NYU in the Liberal Studies Program and history courses at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts. 

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16111-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16110-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Future of Democracy
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-16111-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-16111-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-16110-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 198
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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