Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment


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Picador USA
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5.4 X 8.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.55 pounds

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About the Author

Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He has previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and at the George Mason University School of Public Policy. Fukuyama was a researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as the deputy director for the State Department's policy planning staff. He is the author of Political Order and Political Decay, The Origins of Political Order, The End of History and the Last Man, Trust, and America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy. He lives with his wife in California.


The Times (UK) Best Books of 2018, Politics - Financial Times Best Books of 2018

"Smart, crisp . . . We need more thinkers as wise as [Fukuyama]." --Anand Giridharadas, The New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice)

"Intelligent and provocative." --San Francisco Chronicle

"[Identity] is in itself an indictment of the perilous times we live in today." --Arjun Neil Alim, The Standard (London)

"[Identity] is as wise as it is compact, traveling at great speed through difficult terrain to a sensible conclusion." --Daniel Finkelstein, The Times (London)

"The renowned political scientist argues persuasively, and urgently, that a desire for recognition of one's dignity is inherent in every human being--and is necessary for a thriving democracy . . . A cogent analysis of dire threats to democracy." --Kirkus

"Ambitious and provocative . . . This erudite work is likely to spark debate." --Publishers Weekly

"Keenly thought-provoking and timely." --Brendan Driscoll, Booklist