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On political equality

Author: Robert A Dahl
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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"Robert A. Dahl, one of the world's most influential and respected political scientists, has spent a lifetime exploring the institutions and practices of democracy in such landmark books as Who Governs?, On Democracy, and How Democratic Is the American Constitution? Here, Dahl looks at the fundamental issue of equality and how and why governments have fallen short of their democratic ideals."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dahl, Robert Alan, 1915-
On political equality.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607189921
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Dahl
ISBN: 0300116071 9780300116076 9780300116076 9780300126877 0300126875 9780300133745 030013374X
OCLC Number: 65064635
Description: xii, 142 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Is political equality a reasonable goal? --
Is political equality achievable? --
A respectable role for emotions --
Political equality, human nature, and society --
Will political inequality increase in the United States? --
Why political inequality may decline.
Responsibility: Robert A. Dahl.
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""On Political Equality" is notable for its clarity and simplicity, but don't be fooled--it asks one of the most difficult questions a nation can face: should we strive for more political equality Read more...

 
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