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Published: 27 April 2017

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780190264604

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The Ideas Industry

How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas.

Daniel Drezner

  • Puts forth the argument that the traditional public intellectual has been supplanted by a new model: the "thought leader"
  • Identifies and analyzes inequality as the primary driver of this shift
  • Will reshape our understanding of contemporary public intellectual life in America and the West

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