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The democracy sourcebook

Author: Robert A Dahl; Ian Shapiro; José Antônio Cheibub
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
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A collection of classic and contemporary writings on democracy, suitable for use in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Dahl; Ian Shapiro; José Antônio Cheibub
ISBN: 0262042177 9780262042178 0262541475 9780262541473
OCLC Number: 51290200
Description: xii, 556 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Defining Democracy --
The Social Contract / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy / Joseph Schumpeter --
Minimalist Conception of Democracy: A Defense / Adam Przeworski --
Democracy and Disagreement / Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson --
The Voice of the People / James S. Fishkin --
Defining and Developing Democracy / Larry Diamond --
Participation and Democratic Theory / Carole Pateman --
Polyarchal Democracy / Robert Dahl --
2. Sources of Democracy --
Political Man: The Social Bases of Politics / Seymour Martin Lipset --
Social Revolutions in the Modern World / Theda Skocpol --
The Impact of Economic Development on Democracy / Evelyne Huber, Dietrich Rueschemeyer and John D. Stephens --
Democracy and the Market: Political and Economic Reforms in Eastern Europe and Latin America / Adam Przeworski --
Democracy's Third Wave / Samuel P. Huntington --
South Africa's Negotiated Transition: Democracy, Opposition, and the New Constitutional Order / Courtney Jung and Ian Shapiro --
Economic Development and Political Regimes / Adam Przeworski, Michael E. Alvarez, Jose Antonio Cheibub and Fernando Limongi --
3. Democracy, Culture, and Society --
The Federalist No. 10 / James Madison --
The Federalist No. 14 / James Madison --
The Concept of a Liberal Society / Louis Hartz --
Pluralism and Social Choice / Nicholas R. Miller --
Consociational Democracy / Arend Lijphart --
The Contest of Ideas / Donald Horowitz --
The State of Democratic Theory / Ian Shapiro --
Democracy / Robert D. Putnam --
Modernization, Cultural Change, and the Persistence of Traditional Values / Ronald Inglehart and Wayne E. Baker --
Culture and Democracy / Adam Przeworski, Jose Antonio Cheibub and Fernando Limongi --
4. Democracy and Constitutionalism --
The Federalist No. 23 / Alexander Hamilton --
The Federalist No. 47 / James Madison --
The Federalist No. 48 / James Madison --
The Federalist No. 62 / James Madison --
The Federalist No. 70 / Alexander Hamilton --
The Federalist No. 78 / Alexander Hamilton --
Madisonian Democracy / Robert Dahl --
A Bill of Rights for Britain / Ronald Dworkin --
A Rights-Based Critique of Constitutional Rights / Jeremy Waldron --
The Political Origins of Judicial Empowerment through Constitutionalization: Lessons from Four Constitutional Revolutions / Ran Hirschl --
Decision Making in a Democracy: The Supreme Court as a National Policymaker / Robert Dahl --
Democratic Justice / Ian Shapiro --
5. Presidentialism Versus Parliamentarism --
The Perils of Presidentialism / Juan Linz --
Presidentialism, Multipartism, and Democracy: The Difficult Combination / Scott Mainwaring --
Presidents and Assemblies / Matthew Soberg Shugart and John Carey --
Minority Governments, Deadlock Situations, and the Survival of Presidential Democracies / Jose Antonio Cheibub --
Minority Governments in Parliamentary Democracies: The Rationality of Nonwinning Cabinet Solutions / Kaare Strom --
Institutional Design, Party Systems, and Governability: Differentiating the Presidential Regimes of Latin America / Joe Foweraker --
Presidential Power, Legislative Organization, and Party Behavior in Brazil / Argelina Cheibub Figueiredo and Fernando Limongi --
6. Representation --
Representative Government / John Stuart Mill --
On Elections / Marquis de Condorcet --
Liberalism against Populism / William H. Riker --
Saving Democracy from Political Science / Gerry Mackie --
Unlikelihood of Condorcet's Paradox in a Large Society / A.S. Tangian --
Congruence between Citizens and Policymakers in Two Visions of Liberal Democracy / John D. Huber and G. Bingham Powell, Jr. --
The Political Consequences of Electoral Laws / Douglas W. Rae --
South Africa's Negotiated Transition: Democracy, Opposition, and the New Constitutional Order / Courtney Jung and Ian Shapiro --
The Representation of Women / Anne Phillips --
7. Interest Groups --
The Governmental Process: Political Interests and Public Opinion / David B. Truman --
The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups / Mancur Olson --
Neo-Pluralism: A Class Analysis of Pluralism I and Pluralism II / John F. Manley --
The Theory of Economic Regulation / George J. Stigler --
Interest Intermediation and Regime Governability in Contemporary Western Europe and North America / Philippe C. Schmitter --
Inside Campaign Finance: Myths and Realities / Frank J. Sorauf --
8. Democracy's Effects --
The Economics and Politics of Growth / Karl de Schweinitz, Jr. --
Rent Seeking and Redistribution under Democracy versus Dictatorship / Ronald Wintrobe --
Dictatorship, Democracy, and Development / Mancur Olson --
Freedom Favors Development / Amartya Sen --
Political Regimes and Economic Growth / Adam Przeworski, Michael E. Alvarez, Jose Antonio Cheibub and Fernando Limongi --
Democracy in America / Alexis de Tocqueville --
Does Democracy Engender Justice? / John E. Roemer --
Facing up to the American Dream: Race, Class, and the Soul of the Nation / Jennifer L. Hochschild --
Beyond Tocqueville, Myrdal, and Hartz: The Multiple Traditions in America / Rogers M. Smith --
9. Democracy and the Global Order --
Perpetual Peace / Immanuel Kant --
How Democracy, Interdependence, and International Organizations Create a System for Peace / Bruce Russett --
Dirty Pool / Donald P. Green, Soo Yeon Kim and David H. Yoon --
Democracy and Collective Bads / Russell Hardin --
Representation and the Democratic Deficit / Pippa Norris --
The Transformation of Political Community: Rethinking Democracy in the Context of Globalization / David Held.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Dahl, Ian Shapiro, and José Antonio Cheibub.

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