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The Resource Ambition in America : political power and the collapse of citizenship, Jeffrey A. Becker

Ambition in America : political power and the collapse of citizenship, Jeffrey A. Becker

Label
Ambition in America : political power and the collapse of citizenship
Title
Ambition in America
Title remainder
political power and the collapse of citizenship
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey A. Becker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Becker, Jeffrey A.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political participation
  • Ambition
  • Representative government and representation
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Citizenship
  • Political culture
Label
Ambition in America : political power and the collapse of citizenship, Jeffrey A. Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the triumph of ambition and the collapse of citizenship? -- Introduction : the paradox of power in America -- The ambition of moral citizens : belonging and the limits of the moral community -- The ambition of interests : American constitutionalism -- The ambition of popular control : Jacksonian democracy and American populism -- The ambition to recover democratic excellence : Tocqueville and Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- To flatter and obey : the triumph of ambition -- Keeping ambition accountable : a place for political parties -- Conclusion : the collapse of modern citizenship
Control code
858901741
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 196 pages
Isbn
9780813145044
Lccn
2014010376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023620713
System control number
(OCoLC)858901741
Label
Ambition in America : political power and the collapse of citizenship, Jeffrey A. Becker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the triumph of ambition and the collapse of citizenship? -- Introduction : the paradox of power in America -- The ambition of moral citizens : belonging and the limits of the moral community -- The ambition of interests : American constitutionalism -- The ambition of popular control : Jacksonian democracy and American populism -- The ambition to recover democratic excellence : Tocqueville and Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- To flatter and obey : the triumph of ambition -- Keeping ambition accountable : a place for political parties -- Conclusion : the collapse of modern citizenship
Control code
858901741
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 196 pages
Isbn
9780813145044
Lccn
2014010376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023620713
System control number
(OCoLC)858901741

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