Grudging Consent

Democracy turns out to be a verb describing how some rulers acquire the resources to govern.

Appeared in: Volume 03, Number 1 | Published on: September 1, 2007
Charles Tilly is Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia Univeristy and author of several books, including Democracy (2007) and Coercion, Capital and European States: A.D. 990–1992 (1993).
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