De La Démocratie en Amérique is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are. DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA. Freely inspired to the book by Alexis De Tocqueville Technical production staff: Carmen Castellucci, Francesca Di Serio. Buy La democrazia in America by Alexis De Tocqueville, G. Candeloro (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Modelli di filosofia politica.

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Tocqueville described this revolution as a “providential fact” [5] of an “irresistible revolution,” leading some to criticize the determinism found in the book. Consistent with this limited view of the potential of women to act as equals to men, as well as his apparently missing on his travels seeing the nurturing roles that many men in the United States played, particularly in the Delaware Valley region of cultures where there was a lot democazia influence by Society of Friends as well as a tradition of male and female equality, Tocqueville considered the separate spheres of women and men a positive development, stating: Retrieved 24 June In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Mitchell – – History of Political Thought 9 3: Tocqueville begins his study of the U.

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Gustave de Beaumont Francis J. These include his belief that democracy has a tendency to degenerate into ” soft despotism ” as well as the risk of developing a tyranny of the majority.

French Wikisource has original text related to this article: He contrasts this to France tocqqueville there was what he perceived to be an unhealthy antagonism between democrats and the religious, which he relates to the connection between church and state.

This section is in a list format that may be better presented using prose. Archived from the original on Sign in to use this feature. Constitution, he believes that the mores, or “habits of mind” of the U. Political Theory in Social and Political Philosophy. He begins his book by describing the change in social conditions taking place. The young Woman in the Character of a Wife”. The American Revolution then popularized this principle, followed by the Constitutional Convention ofwhich developed institutions to manage popular will.

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Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville. This article is about the book written by Tocqueville. The primary focus of Democracy in America is an analysis of why republican representative democracy has succeeded in the United States while failing in so many other places. The Cambridge Companion to Tocqueville. Alexis de Tocqueville – – University of Chicago Press. However, based on Tocqueville’s correspondences with friends and colleagues, Marvin Zetterbaum, Professor Emeritus at University of California Davisconcludes that the Frenchman never accepted democracy as determined or inevitable.


Request removal from index. Its title translates as On Democracy in Americabut English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America. Mansfield calls it “at once the best book ever written on tlcqueville and the best book ever written on America.

Tocqueville was one of the first social critics to examine the situation of U. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Hugh Brogan – – Yale University Press. He did, however, consider equality more just and therefore found himself among its partisans. Aurelian Craiutu – – Social Philosophy and Policy 25 2: Equally, in dismissing the country’s interest in science as tcqueville to pedestrian applications for streamlining the production of material goods, he failed to imagine America’s burgeoning appetite for pure scientific research and discovery.

Married women, by contrast, lost all independence “in the bonds of matrimony” as “in America paternal discipline [by the woman’s father] is very relaxed and the conjugal tie very strict”. History of Western Philosophy.