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The endangered West : myopic elites and fragile social orders in a threatening world / John Higley.

Author:
Higley, John [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New Brunswick (U.S.A.) : Transaction Publishers, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xv, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-217) and index.
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction: paradigms and explanation in social science -- Limits to political and social aspiration -- The West's accidental and unique economic development -- Elites and political development in the West -- Ideological illusions in Western societies -- Social orders in the post-industrial West -- The West in a threatening world -- Limits on the West -- Epilogue: the liberal ideal as a realistic moral standard -- Bibliography.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781412864145 ((hardcover))
  • 1412864143 ((hardcover))
  • 9781412864152 ((pbk.))
  • 1412864151 ((pbk.))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016025822
OCLC:
952369699
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