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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Archived from the original on The Christian Science Monitor. Alexiss American Revolution then popularized this principle, followed by the Constitutional Convention ofwhich developed institutions to manage popular will. Tocqueville’s views on the United States took a darker turn afterhowever, as made evident in Aurelian Craiutu’s Tocqueville on America after This article has no associated abstract.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The young Woman in the Character of a Wife”. Tocqkeville begins his book by describing the change in social conditions taking place.

La democrazia in America

It was immediately popular in both Europe and the United States, while also having a profound impact on the French population. Olivier Zunz – – In Cheryl B.

It is a commonly assigned reading for undergraduates of American universities majoring in the political or social sciences, and part of the introductory political theory syllabus at Cambridge, Oxford, Princeton and other institutions.


By the twentieth century, it had become a classic work of political science democrazua, social scienceand history. Retrieved 22 April Tocqueville and the problem of democracy. Married women, by contrast, lost all independence “in the bonds of matrimony” as “in America paternal discipline [by the woman’s father] is very relaxed and the conjugal tie very strict”.

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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.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Because of his own view that a woman could not act on a level equal to a man, alxis saw a woman alwxis needing her father’s support to retain independence in marriage.

Consistent with this limited view of the potential of women to act as equals to men, as well as his apparently missing on his travels seeing the nurturing roles that many men in the United 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 male and female equality, Tocqueville considered the separate spheres of women and men a positive development, stating: The Rhetoric of Women’s History”.

Tocqueville was one of the first social critics to examine the situation of U. In the introduction to his translation of the book, Harvard Professor Harvey C.

Tocqueville seeks to apply the functional aspects of democracy in the United States to what he sees as the failings of democracy in his native France. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find xemocrazia on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history.


Before finishing Democracy in AmericaTocqueville believed that Beaumont’s study of the United States would prove more comprehensive and penetrating. He warned that ‘ French Wikisource has original text related to this article: Aurelian Craiutu – – Social Philosophy and Policy 25 2: Exploring Democracy in America.

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The primary focus of Democracy in America is an analysis of why republican representative democracy has succeeded in the United States while failing in so many other places. Sign in to use this feature.

Given the social state that was emerging, Tocqueville believed that a “new political science” would be needed, in order to:. Filosofia e Discussione Pubblica 23 1: Sign in Create an account. Democracy in America was published in two volumes, the first in democrszia the other in While Tocqueville speaks highly of the U. He observes that the strong role religion played in the United States was due to its separation from the government, a separation all parties found agreeable.