1 edition of Democracy found in the catalog.
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||JC75.D36 C38 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 383 pages|
|Number of Pages||383|
|ISBN 10||0199837457, 0190494328, 0199837465|
|ISBN 10||9780199837458, 9780190494322, 9780199837465|
|LC Control Number||2015034058|
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This heartfelt and at times /5(). Pages in category "Books about democracy" The following 49 pages are in this category, out of 49 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The last half of the 20th century has been an era of democratic triumph. The main anti-democratic regimes - communist, fascist, Nazi - have disappeared, and new democracies are emerging vigorously or tentatively throughout the world.
In this book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works 3/5(6). Democracy definition is - government by the people; especially: rule of the majority.
How to use democracy in a sentence. Is the United States a democracy or a republic. From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one.
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Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the USA. Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the functioning of American democracy & the social, political &4/5.
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Related Video. Democracy is a form of government in which a substantial proportion of the citizenry directly or indirectly participates in ruling the state. It is thus distinct from governments controlled by a particular social class or group or by a single person. Since its inception, the Journal of Democracy has served as the premier venue for scholarship on democratization.
The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy book series, Democracy: A Reader brings together the seminal works that have appeared in its pages in nearly twenty years of publication. Democracy is in retreat around the world, giving renewed relevance and urgency to.
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We do not accept funding from advertising, underwriting or government agencies. We. *From Democracy to Freedom* grew out of years of dialogue between participants in social movements around the world. Exploring how recent uprisings have been catalyzed and limited by democratic discourse, *From Democracy to Freedom* explores the difference between government and self-determination, proposing new ways to understand what we’re doing when we make decisions together.
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It singles out integration of trust networks into public politics, insulation of public politics from categorical inequality, and suppression of autonomous coercive power centres as crucial processes.4/5(3). In this trenchant book, Brennan argues that democracy should be judged by its results—and the results are not good enough.
Just as defendants have a right to a fair trial, citizens have a right to competent government. But democracy is the rule of the ignorant and the irrational, and it all too often falls short.
Democracy Stories From the Long Road to Freedom (Book): Rice, Condoleezza: From the former secretary of state, a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom. From the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union to the ongoing struggle for human rights in the Middle East, Condoleezza Rice has served on.
May 07, · A New York Times Book Review New & Noteworthy Title. A collection of essays, letters and poems from E.B. White, “one of the country’s great literary treasures” (New York Times), centered on the subject of freedom and democracy in America.“I am a member of a .The People vs. Democracy is the first book to describe both how we got here and what we need to do now.
For those unwilling to give up either individual rights or the concept of the popular will, Mounk argues that urgent action is needed, as this may be our last chance to save democracy.Eventbrite - Let's Talk Democracy presents A Let's Talk Democracy Book Read: The Curse of Bigness, by Tim Wu - Thursday, January 23, at Queens Library at Forest Hills, Queens, NY.
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