Hyperdemocracy

Authors: Welch, S.

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This book argues that a well-educated citizenry and freer flow of information has contributed to a state of "hyperdemocracy" which impedes itself. This book applies the idea of 'reflexive modernization' to democratic theory, setting out a new perspective on the challenges democracy faces.

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction: Hyperdemocracy, the Cognitive Dimension of Democracy, and Democratic Theory

    Welch, Stephen

    Pages 1-13

  • The Cognitive Dimension of Democracy from Plato to Mill

    Welch, Stephen

    Pages 15-32

  • Constitutive Theory: Competition, Polyarchy, and the Cognitive Dimension of Democracy

    Welch, Stephen

    Pages 33-48

  • Causal Theory: Progressivist and Skeptical Strands of Modernization Theory

    Welch, Stephen

    Pages 49-64

  • Cognitive Mobilization and Reflexive Modernization: Deriving the Theory of Hyperdemocracy

    Welch, Stephen

    Pages 65-80

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hyperdemocracy
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-09917-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137099174
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34114-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34397-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 217
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