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Published: 22 June 2020

216 Pages


ISBN: 9780190087845

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Contesting Conformity

Democracy and the Paradox of Political Belonging

Jennie C. Ikuta

  • Provides new interpretations on the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville, John Stuart Mill, and Friedrich Nietzsche to investigate non-conformity and its relationship to modern democracy
  • Examines the ideal of non-conformity in American public rhetoric
  • Analyzes the intractable relationship between non-conformity and democracy