The Clash of Rights: Liberty, Equality, and Legitimacy in Pluralist Democracy / Edition 1 by Paul Sniderman, Joseph F. Fletcher, Peter Russell, Philip E. Tetlock | | 9780300069815 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Clash of Rights: Liberty, Equality, and Legitimacy in Pluralist Democracy / Edition 1

The Clash of Rights: Liberty, Equality, and Legitimacy in Pluralist Democracy / Edition 1

by Paul Sniderman, Joseph F. Fletcher, Peter Russell, Philip E. Tetlock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300069812

ISBN-13: 9780300069815

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

This provocative book analyzes why individuals in pluralist democracies disagree collectively about the rights and values they agree on individually. Based on interviews with thousands of citizens and political decision-makers in Canada, The Clash of Rights explores the politics of a wide array of issues-from government wiretapping to antihate legislation-and

Overview

This provocative book analyzes why individuals in pluralist democracies disagree collectively about the rights and values they agree on individually. Based on interviews with thousands of citizens and political decision-makers in Canada, The Clash of Rights explores the politics of a wide array of issues-from government wiretapping to antihate legislation-and challenges some of our most commonly held assumptions about democratic politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300069815
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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