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Can it happen here? : authoritarianism in America

Sunstein, Cass R., (editor,, author.). Posner, Eric A., 1965- (author.). Balkin, J. M., (author.). Cowen, Tyler, (author.). Power, Samantha, (author.). Goldsmith, Jack L., (author.). Ginsburg, Tom, (author.). Huq, Aziz Z., (author.). Feldman, Noah, 1970- (author.). Stenner, Karen, 1964- (author.). Haidt, Jonathan, (author.). Ackerman, Bruce A., (author.). Kuran, Timur, (author.). Elster, Jon, 1940- (author.). Minow, Martha, 1954- (author.). Watts, Duncan J., 1971- (author.). Strauss, David A., (author.). Holmes, Stephen, 1948- (author.). Stone, Geoffrey R., (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062696199
  • ISBN: 006269619X
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 481 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-448) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The dictator's handbook, US edition / Eric A. Posner -- Constitutional rot / Jack M. Balkin -- Could fascism come to America? / Tyler Cowen -- Lessons from the American founding / Cass R. Sunstein -- Beyond elections: foreign interference with American democracy / Samantha Power -- Paradoxes of the Deep State / Jack Goldsmith -- How we lost constitutional democracy / Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq -- On "It can't happen here" / Noah Feldman -- Authoritarianism is not a momentary madness, but an eternal dynamic within liberal democracies / Karen Stenner and Jonathan Haidt -- States of emergency / Bruce Ackerman -- Another road to serfdom: cascading intolerance / Timur Kuran -- The resistible rise of Louis Bonaparte / Jon Elster -- Could mass detentions without process happen here? / Martha Minow -- The commonsense presidency / Duncan J. Watts -- Law and the slow-motion emergency / David A. Strauss -- How democracies perish / Stephen Holmes -- "It can't happen here": the lessons of history / Geoffrey R. Stone.
Summary, etc.: A collection of essays by some of today's brightest minds on the vulnerability of America to authoritarianism and how the election of Donald Trump, the rise of propaganda and the shortcomings of our elections processes are curtailing democratic freedoms.
Subject: Trump, Donald 1946- Influence
Democracy United States
Authoritarianism United States
United States Politics and government 21st century
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