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The changing nature of democracy

Author: Takashi Inoguchi; Edward Newman; John Keane
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©1998.
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"This volume gathers essays by eminent scholars which point to a changing and broadening agenda of democracy. Challenges to democracy in established democracies and in transitional societies are addressed, as are democracy's relations to the media and communications, globalization, religion, culture, and civil society." "While the internationalization of the democratic ethos has marked the post-Cold War context,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Changing nature of democracy.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c1998
(OCoLC)607886356
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Takashi Inoguchi; Edward Newman; John Keane
ISBN: 9280810057 9789280810059
OCLC Number: 38870632
Description: vii, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The changing nature of democracy / Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman, and John Keane --
Some basic assumptions about the consolidation of democracy / Philippe C. Schmitter --
Fifty years after the "Great Transformation": reflections on social order and political agency / Claus Offe --
Toward consolidated democracies / Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan --
Democracy and constitutionalism / Jean Blondel --
Mass media and participatory democracy / Elihu Katz --
Party representation in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan / J.A.A. Stockwin --
The democratization process and the market / Mihály Simai --
Political representation and economic competitiveness: is a new democratic synthesis conceivable? / Ian Marsh --
A structure for peace: a democratic, interdependent, and institutionalized order / Bruce Russett --
Asian-style democracy? / Takashi Inoguchi --
Post-communist Europe: comparative reflections / Alfred Stepan and Juan J. Linz --
Religion and democracy: the case of Islam, civil society, and democracy / Saad Eddin Ibrahim --
The Philadelphia model / John Keane --
Democracy at the United Nations / Daniele Archibugi --
A meditation on democracy / Bernard Crick.
Responsibility: edited by Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman, and John Keane.

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This volume brings together preeminent scholars from around the world in a collection of essays that point to a changing and broadening agenda of democracy.  Read more...

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