The Spectre of Democracy: The Rise of Modern Democracy as Seen by Its Critics

Michael Levin

Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 1992
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Synopsis: This study examines the arguments that the democratic movement has had to overcome. A history of franchise extension in the USA, France, Germany and the United Kingdom provides the context for examining the attitudes to democracy of John Adams, de Tocqueville, Hegel and Carlyle. Separate chapters investigate the ideology of black subordination in the USA and opposition to the female vote. The conclusion includes an assessment of the extent to which pre-democratic thought still influences Western political practice.

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Michael Levin is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. A former Visiting professor of Sociology at San Diego State University, he is the author of Marx, Engels, and Liberal Democracy.

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Title: The Spectre of Democracy: The Rise of Modern...
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 1992
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