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The Democratic invention

Author: Marc F Plattner; João Carlos Espada
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Series: Journal of democracy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirteen scholars and world leaders reflect upon the significance of democracy as a system of government and its consequences both within individual countries and internationally. They conclude that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Utopian fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Democratic invention.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)594806673
Online version:
Democratic invention.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606242679
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc F Plattner; João Carlos Espada
ISBN: 0801864186 9780801864186 0801864194 9780801864193
OCLC Number: 42463110
Notes: Essays originally presented as part of a year-long lecture series sponsored by the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy and the Soares Foundation of Portugal. They also appeared in the Journal of democracy.
Description: xxii, 176 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The future of the third wave / Samuel P. Huntington --
The end of the third wave and the start of the fourth / Larry Diamond --
The democratic invention / Mário Soares --
George Washington and the founding of democracy / Symour Martin Lipset --
Reflections on the Portuguese revolution / Diogo Freitas do Amaral --
The transformation of Central Europe / Bronisław Germek --
Democracy and the nation / Jean Daniel --
Federalism and democracy / Alfred Stepan --
Democratization and the international community / Robert A. Pastor --
Promoting democracy, peace, and solidarity / Andrea Riccardi --Buddhism, Asian values, and democracy / His Holiness the Dalai Lama --
Democratic remedies for democratic disorders / Gertrude Himmelfarb.
Series Title: Journal of democracy book.
Responsibility: edited by Marc F. Plattner and João Carlos Espada.

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