Interpreting Tocqueville's Democracy in America / edited by Ken Masugi

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Subjects: De la démocratie en Amérique
Democracy
United States--Politics and government
United States--Social conditions--To 1865
Tocqueville, Alexis de, De la démocratie en Amérique
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859. De la démocratie en Amérique
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1991
LC Classification: J, JK
Table of Contents: Introduction
Contributors
Pt. I. Tocqueville and Political Thought
1. Two Ways of Conceiving the Republic / Jean-Claude Lamberti 3
2. In Search of the "New Science of Politics" / Wilhelm Hennis 27
3. A Liberal of a New Kind / Bruce James Smith 63
4. Democracy and Pantheism / Peter Augustine Lawler 96
5. Political Sociology Versus Speculative Philosophy / Catherine H. Zuckert 121
Pt. II. Tocqueville and Politics
6. Misunderstanding the American Founding / Thomas G. West 155
7. Jefferson and Tocqueville / James T. Schleifer 178
8. Modern Commerce / John Adams Wettergreen 204
9. The Illiberal Tocqueville / Edward C. Banfield 239
10. Centralized Administration and the "New Despotism" / John Marini 255
11. Political Science, Political Culture, and the Role of the Intellectual / James W. Ceaser 287
Pt. III. Tocqueville and Mores
12. The Quest for the Self: Individualism, Morality, Politics / Robert N. Bellah 329
13. The Uses and Hazards of Christianity in Tocqueville's Attempt to Save Democratic Souls / Ralph C. Hancock 348
14. Rights: A Point of Honor / Delba Winthrop 394
15. On the Central Doctrine of Democracy in America / George Anastaplo 425
16. Racial Equality in America / William D. Richardson 462
17. Women's Liberation: The Relevance of Tocqueville / William Kristol 480
18. An Asian Perspective / Sombat Chantornvong 495
Additional Authors: Masugi, Ken
Notes: LCCN: 91025538
ISBN: 0847677117 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0847677125 (paper : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: xxii, 526 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 24068901
ISBN/ISSN: 0847677117
0847677125

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