This volume is an expanded version of the Weil lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1931 and is one of the two texts of Laski’s quasi Marxist period.
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1. The Illusion of Security 2. The Decay of Representative Institutions 3. Authority and Discipline in Capitalist Democracy 4. The Revolutionary Claim 5. Conclusion.