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The Resource The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism, Jack Knight and James Johnson

The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism, Jack Knight and James Johnson

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The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism
Title
The priority of democracy
Title remainder
political consequences of pragmatism
Statement of responsibility
Jack Knight and James Johnson
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Language
eng
Summary
Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics today, yet scholars rarely examine in detail the relationship between pragmatism and politics. In The Priority of Democracy, Jack Knight and James Johnson systematically explore the subject and make a strong case for adopting a pragmatist approach to democratic politics--and for giving priority to democracy in the process of selecting and reforming political institutions. What is the primary value of democracy? When should we make decisions democratically and when should we rely on markets? And when should we accept the de
Cataloging source
E7B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Series statement
A Princeton University Press e-book
The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism, Jack Knight and James Johnson
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The priority of democracy : political consequences of pragmatism, Jack Knight and James Johnson
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s8t4
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries -- Pragmatism and the problem of institutional design -- The appeal of decentralization -- The priority of democracy and the burden of justification -- Reconsidering the role of political argument in democratic politics -- Refining reflexivity -- Formal conditions : institutionalizing liberal guarantees -- Substantive conditions : pragmatism and effectiveness
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Extent
1 online resource (xv, 324 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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