research product . Other ORP type . 2014

Recent developments in the United States vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy

Macleod, Alistair M.;
  • Published: 17 Feb 2014
  • Publisher: Democratic Audit UK
  • Country: United Kingdom
The impact of socio-economic inequality on democracy has long been debated, with most agreed that the democratic notion of equal representation is undermined by large gaps between the wealthiest and poorest citizens. Looking at examples from the United States, Alistair M. Macleod argues that the corporate lobbying is but one manifestation of the malign influence that this imbalance can have on democratic processes.
free text keywords: HC Economic History and Conditions, HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, HT Communities. Classes. Races, JA Political science (General), JK Political institutions (United States)
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