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Against this backdrop, Bernard Crick's classic In Defence of Politics remains as important and inspiring a read as ever. First published in and regularly. dynipalo.tk: In Defence of Politics (Bloomsbury Revelations) (): Bernard Crick: Books.
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In Defence of Politics. Sir Bernard Crick.
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Faced with political scandal, broken promises and the seeming impotence of governments in the face of economic globalization, cynicism about politics is rampant in the established democracies of the West. Meanwhile, the 'Arab Spring' of saw people out on the streets willing to put their lives on the line for the sake of the very political freedoms others took for granted.
Against this backdrop, Bernard Crick's classic In Defence of Politics remains as important and inspiring a read as ever.
First published in and regularly revised up until its final edition in , this book argues passionately that politics - however messy and complex it might be and for all its seeming compromises and bitter divisions - is a vital freedom that we take for granted at our peril. It is also a freedom that must be constantly defended against the pressures of narrow ideologies, small-minded national self-interest and the short term populism of career politicians.
Chapter 2 A Defence of Politics against Ideology.