A bold new approach to fighting the corruption inherent in representative democracy This provocative book reveals how most modern liberal democracies have become increasingly oligarchic suffering from a form of structural political decay first conceptualized by ancient philosophers. Systemic Corruption argues that the problem cannot be blamed on the actions of corrupt politicians, but is embedded in the very fabric of our representative systems. Camila Vergara provides a convincing
Publication year: 2020
Author: Camila Vergara
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Eric H. Holder Jr. Columbia Law School’s Initiative for Civil and Political Rights.
Publisher: Princeton University Press