Jean Bethke Elshtain http://wrvo.org en Jean Bethke Elshtain on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/jean-bethke-elshtain-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">What is the state of American democracy?&nbsp; What are the roots of our democratic shortcomings, and what do we need to do to improve the health of the political process?&nbsp; Jean Bethke Elshtain, democratic theorist, ethicist, and noted public intellectual at the University of Chicago&mdash;and author of <i>Democracy on Trial</i>&mdash;wrestles with these mighty questions in this substantively rich interview.&nbsp; Elshtain has also written an influential book on just war&mdash;<i>Just War Against</i><i> Terror</i>&mdash;and s Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:15:18 +0000 Grant Reeher 7615 at http://wrvo.org Jean Bethke Elshtain on The Campbell Conversations