The Resource Demagoguery and democracy, Patricia Roberts-Miller, (ebook)

Demagoguery and democracy, Patricia Roberts-Miller, (ebook)

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Demagoguery and democracy
Title
Demagoguery and democracy
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Patricia Roberts-Miller
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eng
Summary
A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery-and how we can defeat it. What is demagoguery? Some demagogues are easy to spot: They rise to power through pandering, charisma, and prejudice. But, as professor Patricia Roberts-Miller explains, a demagogue is anyone who reduces all questions to us vs. them. Why is it dangerous? Demagoguery is democracy's greatest threat. It erodes rational debate, so that intelligent policymaking grinds to a halt. The idea that we never fall for it-that all the blame lies with them-is equally dangerous. How can we stop it? Demagogues follow predictable patterns in what they say and do to gain power. The key to resisting demagoguery is to name it when you see it-and to know where it leads
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Midwest
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1959-
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Roberts-Miller, Patricia
Dewey number
320.973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Rhetoric
  • Political oratory
  • Democracy
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Demagoguery and democracy, Patricia Roberts-Miller, (ebook)
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multicolored
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781615194193
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11901505
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remote
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11901505
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Label
Demagoguery and democracy, Patricia Roberts-Miller, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615194193
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11901505
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11901505
System control number
MWT11901505
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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