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Recent developments in the United States vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy

Macleod, Alistair M. (2014) Recent developments in the United States vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Feb 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The impact of socio-economic inequality on democracy has long been debated, with most agreed that the democratic notion of equal representation is undermined by large gaps between the wealthiest and poorest citizens. Looking at examples from the United States, Alistair M. Macleod argues that the corporate lobbying is but one manifestation of the malign influence that this imbalance can have on democratic processes.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 16:03
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2020 00:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56300

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