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On political equality

Author: Robert A Dahl
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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Robert 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. At the centre of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dahl, Robert Alan, 1915-
On political equality.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006
(DLC) 2006009072
(OCoLC)65064635
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Dahl
ISBN: 9780300133745 030013374X
OCLC Number: 123028736
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 142 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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