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Why Groups Go to Extremes

Why Groups Go to Extremes( )
Author: Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN:978-0-8447-4267-0
Publication Date:Aug 2008
Publisher:American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Imprint:A E I Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.00
Book Description:

How does group behavior drive extremism and challenge democratic values? Cass R. Sunstein argues that the key to preventing the spread of extremist views is not to suppress deliberation among the like-minded; such groups productively challenge conventional thinking and majority opinion. Instead, policymakers should develop institutions to ensure that like-minded groups encounter a diversity of opinions within civil society. The goal, Sunstein contends, must be to create opportunities...
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Book Details
Pages:42
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / Radicalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.61 x 8.49 x 0.27 Inches
Book Weight:0.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Sunstein, Cass R. (Author)
Cass R. Sunstein is a law professor at Harvard Law School and is the most cited law professor in the United States.

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