De La Démocratie en Amérique is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are. DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA. Freely inspired to the book by Alexis De Tocqueville Technical production staff: Carmen Castellucci, Francesca Di Serio. Buy La democrazia in America by Alexis De Tocqueville, G. Candeloro (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Modelli di filosofia politica.

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Insightful analysis of political tocquevills was supplemented in the second volume by description of civil society as a sphere of private and civilian affairs mirroring Hegel. Noting the rise of the industrial sector in the American economy, Tocqueville, some scholars have argued, also correctly predicted that an industrial aristocracy would rise from the ownership of labor.

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Translator’s Note — Arthur Goldhammer”. In addition, Tocqueville observes that they contributed a synthesis of religion and political liberty in America that was uncommon in Europe, particularly in France. InAlexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont were sent by the French government to study the American prison system. University of North Carolina Press.

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Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. As for myself, I do not hesitate to avow that although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is in some respects one of extreme dependence, I have nowhere seen women occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked, This article is about the book written by Tocqueville.


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He observes that tocquevillle strong role religion played in the United States was due to its separation from the government, a separation all parties found agreeable. He contrasts this to France where there was what he perceived to be an unhealthy antagonism between democrats and the religious, which he relates to the connection between church and state.

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Tocqueville’s work is often acclaimed for making a number of astute predictions. However, based on Tocqueville’s correspondences with friends and colleagues, Marvin Zetterbaum, Professor Emeritus at University of California Davisconcludes that the Frenchman never accepted democracy as determined or inevitable. The Rhetoric of Women’s History”.

He did, however, consider equality more just and therefore found himself among its partisans. Exploring Democracy in America. Sign in Create an account. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville. Consistent with this limited view of the potential of women to se as equals to men, as well as his apparently missing on his travels seeing the nurturing roles that many men in the Tocquevilke States played, particularly in the Delaware Valley region of cultures where there was a lot of influence by Society of Friends as well as a tradition of ameica and female equality, Tocqueville considered the separate spheres of women and men a positive development, stating: Mitchell – – History of Political Thought 9 3: They arrived equals in education and were all middle class.


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He argues that the collapse of aristocracy lessened the patriarchal rule in the family where fathers would control daughters’ marriages, meaning that women had the option of remaining unmarried and retaining a higher degree of independence. Democracy in America was published in two volumes, the first in and the other in Gustave de Beaumont Francis J. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Filosofia e Discussione Pubblica 23 1: This section is in a list format that may be better presented using prose.

He warned that ‘ Find it on Scholar. Political Theory in Social and Political Philosophy. Hugh Brogan – – Yale University Press. From the Social Contract to the Art of Association: Mansfield calls it “at once the best book ever written on democracy and the best book ever written on America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The aristocracyTocqueville democrazai, was gradually disappearing as the modern world experienced the beneficial effects of equality.