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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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Stephen Welch is Lecturer in Politics at the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, UK. He is the author of The Concept of Political Culture and The Theory of Political Culture, as well as various articles and chapters on political culture, political scandal, and aspects of American politics.

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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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eBook $84.99
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Softcover $105.00
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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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