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Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads

Technological Change and the Future of Politics

Carles Boix



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Princeton University Pres
15 July 2021
An incisive history of the changing relationship between democracy and capitalism The twentieth century witnessed the triumph of democratic capitalism in the industrialized West, with widespread popular support for both free markets and representative elections. Today, that political consensus appears to be breaking down, disrupted by polarizati
By:   Carles Boix
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
ISBN:   9780691216898
ISBN 10:   0691216894
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   15 July 2021
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Carles Boix is the Robert Garrett Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and director of the Institutions and Political Economy Research Group at the University of Barcelona. His books include Political Order and Inequality and Democracy and Redistribution. He lives in Princeton and Barcelona. Twitter @boixserra

Reviews for Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads: Technological Change and the Future of Politics

[Carles Boix] helps us see change in a comparative and historical context. ---Michael Cornfield, The Guardian Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads . . . takes a political science perspective on . . . deep trends in technology . . . Coming from a different perspective, Boix provides new-to-me insights, and particularly about similarities between the successive technological revolutions. ---Diane Coyle, Enlightened Economist

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