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By Donald L. Beahm

the elemental guideline of democracy is that most ideas. but as James Madison wrote, 'Wherever the true strength in a central authority lies, there's the risk of oppression.' during this targeted new paintings, Don Beahm synthesizes probably the most strong conceptualizations of, and corrections to, the bulk tyranny as explicated via James Madison, Alexis de Tocqueville, John C. Calhoun, Robert A. Dahl, and Lani Guinier. along with this synthesis, Beahm provides his research of the most factors of majoritarian tyranny, concluding that whereas American two-party politics, winner-take-all districting, and balloting process might be reformed, the social explanations of person and team pursuits may well merely be corrected by way of proportional representation.

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