Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

by William A. Galston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300228922
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Series: Yale University Press Politics and Culture Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 818,056
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


William A. Galston is a former policy advisor to President Bill Clinton and currently holds the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, where he serves as a senior fellow.

Table of Contents

Foreword James Davison Hunter John M. Owen IV ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Challenges to Liberal Democracy 1

1 Democratic Erosion and Political Convergence 7

2 Liberal Democracy in Theory 19

3 The Populist Challenge 33

4 The European Project and Its Enemies Clara J. Hendrickson 41

5 Is Democracy at Risk in the United States? 64

6 Liberal Democracy in America What Is to Be Done? 83

7 Democratic Leadership 105

8 The Incompleteness of Liberal Democracy 126

Notes 137

Index 151

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