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Author Schoen, Douglas E., 1953-

Title The end of authority : how a loss of legitimacy and broken trust are endangering our future / Douglas E. Schoen.

Published Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2013]


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Physical description 1 online resource (269 pages) : illustrations
Notes Includes index.
Contents Introduction : the crisis of authority -- Why the crisis of authority matters -- Documenting and understanding the loss of trust -- How trust works in democracies and autocracies -- Broken trust in democracies and autocracies -- Income inequality and the crisis of capitalism -- Income inequality : what's causing it, why it matters, and what to do -- Political corruption and crony capitalism -- The rise of anti-systemic politics : Europe and the United States -- The rise of anti-systemic politics : Russia, India, the Middle East, and Africa -- Technology : builder and betrayer of trust -- The need for bold solutions -- Conclusion : no time to lose.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Government, Resistance to.
Income distribution -- Political aspects.
Legitimacy of governments.
Political corruption.
Power (Social sciences)
State, The.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781442220324 (e-book)