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The rhetoric of reaction : perversity, futility, jeopardy, Albert O. Hirschman

Label
The rhetoric of reaction : perversity, futility, jeopardy
Title
The rhetoric of reaction
Title remainder
perversity, futility, jeopardy
Statement of responsibility
Albert O. Hirschman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hirschman, Albert O
Index
index present
LC call number
JA83
LC item number
.H54 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Conservatism
  • Poor laws
  • Suffrage
  • Welfare state
  • Sufragio
  • Asistencia estatal
  • Conservatisme
  • Lois sur les pauvres
  • Suffrage
  • État providence
  • Conservatism
  • Poor laws
  • Suffrage
  • Welfare state
  • Konservativismus
  • Politische Sprache
  • Wahlrecht
  • Wohlfahrtsstaat
  • Conservatisme
  • Verzorgingsstaat
  • Progressiviteit
  • Kiesrecht
  • Armoede
  • Konservativismus
  • Politische Philosophie
  • Rhetorik
Label
The rhetoric of reaction : perversity, futility, jeopardy, Albert O. Hirschman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Two hundred years of reactionary rhetoric -- Three reactions and three reactionary theses -- A note on the term "reaction" -- The perversity thesis -- The French revolution and proclamation of the perverse effect -- Universal suffrage and its alleged perverse effects -- The poor laws and the Welfare state -- Reflections on the perversity thesis -- The futility thesis -- Questioning the extent of change wrought by the French revolution: Tocqueville -- Questioning the extent of change likely to follow from universal suffrage: Mosca and Pareto -- Questioning the extent to which the Welfare State "Delivers the goods" to the poor -- Reflections on the futulity thesis -- The jeopardy thesis -- Democracy as a threat to liberty -- The Welfare state as a threat to liberty and democracy -- Reflections on the jeopardy thesis -- The three theses compared and combined -- A synoptic table -- The comparative influence of the theses -- Some simple interactions -- A more complex interaction -- From reactionary to progressive rhetoric -- The synergy illusion and the imminent-danger thesis -- "Having history on one's side" -- Counterparts of the perversity thesis -- Beyond intransigence -- A turnabout in argument? -- How Not to argue in a democracy
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 197 pages
Isbn
9780674768680
Lccn
90002361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)21972246
Label
The rhetoric of reaction : perversity, futility, jeopardy, Albert O. Hirschman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Two hundred years of reactionary rhetoric -- Three reactions and three reactionary theses -- A note on the term "reaction" -- The perversity thesis -- The French revolution and proclamation of the perverse effect -- Universal suffrage and its alleged perverse effects -- The poor laws and the Welfare state -- Reflections on the perversity thesis -- The futility thesis -- Questioning the extent of change wrought by the French revolution: Tocqueville -- Questioning the extent of change likely to follow from universal suffrage: Mosca and Pareto -- Questioning the extent to which the Welfare State "Delivers the goods" to the poor -- Reflections on the futulity thesis -- The jeopardy thesis -- Democracy as a threat to liberty -- The Welfare state as a threat to liberty and democracy -- Reflections on the jeopardy thesis -- The three theses compared and combined -- A synoptic table -- The comparative influence of the theses -- Some simple interactions -- A more complex interaction -- From reactionary to progressive rhetoric -- The synergy illusion and the imminent-danger thesis -- "Having history on one's side" -- Counterparts of the perversity thesis -- Beyond intransigence -- A turnabout in argument? -- How Not to argue in a democracy
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 197 pages
Isbn
9780674768680
Lccn
90002361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)21972246

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