The Phantom Public


In an era disgusted with politicians and the various instruments of "direct democracy," Walter Lippmann's The Phantom Public remains as relevant as ever. It reveals Lippmann at a time when he was most critical of the ills of American democracy. Antipopulist in sentiment, this volume defends elitism as a serious and distinctive intellectual option, one with considerable precursors in the American past. Lippmann's demythologized view of the American system of government resonates today. The Phantom Public discusses the ...

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The Phantom Public
2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138537415


The Phantom Public
2006, Taylor & Francis, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781560006770

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