Damaged Democracy: On the Root of Contemporary Democratic Dysfunction

Instructor: Dr. David Peritz
Thursdays | May 14 – June 11 | 2:30 – 5:00 PM | East Recreation Center
5-week session, Class ID: 8031, Cost: $110
(Note: Early start time)

Seek a deeper understanding of the discontent and dysfunction roiling politics by examining the social, cultural and technological roots of populist movements. What kinds of reforms are needed to ensure that democracy, with its roots in 18th century ideas, can survive?

Dr. David Peritz has a degree in Politics from Oxford University, teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and specializes in theories of democracy and justice.

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