Michael Walzer


Michael Walzer is an American political theorist and public intellectual. He is a professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and co-editor of Dissent. He is the author of, among others, A Foreign Policy for the LeftIn God’s Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible, and The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions.

Civil Society and Democracy

from Democracy, Volume 2, Number 1

Economists disagree fairly radically about the impact of globalization, and the extent to which it undermines sovereignty and the ability of a single government to shape its own economy.