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What ails democratic politics?

Rethinking Democracy is the latest addition to the growing literature on the future of democracy

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Hasan Suroor
Rethinking Democracy  
Edited by Andrew Gamble and 
Tony Wright
Wiley, Rs 14.99, 172 pages

There was a time when western political pundits were obsessed with the idea of the imminent death of communism, and for many it became a full-time occupation to write its obituary. And when the “God” eventually did die, we were told the future henceforth belonged to western-style liberal democracy. 

Remember Francis Fukuyama’s triumphal prediction that the collapse of Soviet communism was “not just ... the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end of history as such... the end point of mankind's ideological evolution and
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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 10:27 PM IST

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