Democratic Statecraft: Political Realism and Popular Power

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The theory of statecraft explores practical politics through the strategies and manoeuvres of privileged agents, whereas the theory of democracy dwells among abstract and lofty ideals. Can these two ways of thinking somehow be reconciled and combined? Or is statecraft destined to remain the preserve of powerful elites, leaving democracy to ineffectual idealists? J. S. Maloy demonstrates that the Western tradition of statecraft, usually considered the tool of tyrants and oligarchs, has in fact been integral to the ...

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Democratic Statecraft: Political Realism and Popular Power
2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521145589

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Democratic Statecraft: Political Realism and Popular Power
2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521192200

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