How Democracies Live by Stein Ringen

How Democracies Live | Power, Statecraft, and Freedom in Modern Societies by Stein Ringen illustrates the successes of democracy and how governments can strengthen their commitment to democratic values. Drawing on the ideas of Machiavelli, Aristotle, Tocqueville, Max Weber, and others, Ringen shows how power is the fuel of government, and statecraft turns power into effective rule.