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Reexamining Democracy

Reexamining Democracy
Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset

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Comparative Politics

August 1992 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Seymour Martin Lipset is one of the best known and most prolific social scientists this century. These comprehensive essays pay tribute to his scholarship by exploring his core theme: the conditions, problems, dynamics, values and institutions of democracy, both in the US and throughout the world.

Published originally as a Special Issue of The American Behavioral Scientist, Reexamining Democracy is devoted to rethinking the character and development of democracy worldwide. The contributors offer fascinating perspectives on an ever-potent and compelling social force.

Robert K Merton
Notes on the Young Lipset

Larry Diamond and Gary Marks
Seymour Martin Lipset and the Study of Democracy
James S Coleman
Democracy in Permanently Divided Systems
Kaare Strom
Democracy as Political Competition
Gary Marks
Rational Sources of Chaos in Democratic Transition
Amitai Etzioni
On the Place of Virtues in a Pluralistic Democracy
Immanuel Wallerstein
The Concept of National Development, 1917-1989
Elegy and Requiem

Larry Diamond
Economic Development and Democracy Reconsidered
Carlos H Waisman
Capitalism, the Market, and Democracy
Philippe C Schmitter
Interest Systems and the Consolidation of Democracies
Juan J Linz
Change and Continuity in the Nature of Contemporary Democracies
Amos Perlmutter
Two New Nations
Israeli and American Foreign Policies

Theda Skocpol
State Formation and Social Policy in the United States
Maurice Zeitlin
The Insurgent Origins of Union Democracy
Martin Trow
Class, Race, and Higher Education in America
Ann Swidler
Inequality and American Culture
The Persistence of Voluntarism

William Schneider
Off With Their Heads
The Confidence Gap and the Revolt Against Professionalism in American Politics


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ISBN: 9780803946415