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Disaffected Democracies:
What's Troubling the Trilateral Countries?
Edited by Susan J. Pharr & Robert D. Putnam

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List of Tables and Figures ix
Preface Susan J. Pharr and Robert D. Putnam xv
Foreword Samuel P. Huntington xxiii
CHAPTER ONE Introduction: What's Troubling the Trilateral Democracies? Robert D. Putnam, Susan J. Pharr, and Russell J. Dalton 3
PART I. Declining Performance of Democratic Institutions
CHAPTER TWO The Public Trust Russell Hardin 31
CHAPTER THREE Confidence in Public Institutions: Faith, Culture, or Performance? Kenneth Newton and Pippa Norris 52
CHAPTER FOUR Distrust of Government: Explaining American Exceptionalism Anthony King 74
PART II. Sources of the Problem: Declining Capacity
CHAPTER FIVE Interdependence and Democratic Legitimation Fritz W Scharpf 101
CHAPTER SIX Confidence, Trust, International Relations, and Lessons from Smaller Democracies Peter J. Katzenstein 121
The Economics of Civic Trust Alberto Alesina and Romain Wamiarg 149
PART III. Sources of the Problem: Erosion of Fidelity
CHAPTER EIGHT Officials' Misconduct and Public Distrust: Japan and the Trilateral Democracies Susan J. Pharr 173
CHAPTER NINE Social Capital, Beliefs in Government, and Political Corruption Donatella della Porta 202
PART IV. Sources of the Problem: Cbanges in Information and Criteria of Evaluation
CHAPTER TEN The Impact of Television on Civic Malaise Pippa Norris 231
CHAPTER ELEVEN Value Change and Democracy Russell J. Dalton 252
CHAPTER TWELVE Mad Cows and Social Activists: Contentious Politics in the Trilateral Democracies Sidney Tarrow 270
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Political Mistrust and Party Dealignment in Japan Hideo Otake 291
Afterword Ralf Dahrendorf 311
Appendix: The Major Cross-National Opinion Surveys Russell J. Dalton 315
Bibliograpby 319
Contributors 347
Index 349

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