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The revolt of the elites : and the betrayal of democracy / Christopher Lasch.

Lasch, Christopher (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HN90.P57 L37 1995 (Text) 00000105461495 General book Available -
Perry Co PL - Cannelton Branch 306 LAS (Text) 70622000013564 CPL-Adult Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 306.0973 Las (Text) 31951001540670 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0393036995
  • Physical Description: x, 276 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1995]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : The democratic malaise -- The revolt of the elites -- Opportunity in the promised land : social mobility or the democratization of competence? -- Does democracy deserve to survive? -- Communitarianism or populism? The ethic of compassion and the ethic of respect -- Conversation and the civic arts -- Racial politics in New York : the attack on common standards -- The common schools : Horace Mann and the assault on imagination -- The lost art of argument -- Academic pseudo-radicalism : the charade of "Subversion" -- The abolition of shame -- Philip Rieff and the religion of culture -- The soul of man under secularism.
Subject: United States > Social conditions > 1945-
Polarization (Social sciences)
Democracy > United States.
Elite (Social sciences) > United States.
Populism > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century.

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