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The Confidence Trap

A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present

The Confidence Trap( )
Author: Runciman, David
Preface by: Runciman, David
ISBN:978-0-691-17813-4
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Why democracies believe they can survive any crisis--and why that belief is so dangerous

Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book, David Runciman tells the story of modern democracy through the history of moments of crisis, from the First World War to the economic...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy
Political Science / World / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.421 x 8.385 x 1.094 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds



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