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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Persuasion, power, and polity.
Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, c2000
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|ISBN:||1572732571 9781572732575 157273258X 9781572732582|
|Description:||x, 374 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Democratic Theory and Systems Theory --
Pt. I. Traditional Democratic Theory. 1. Aristotle and Politics as a Process of Public Persuasion. 2. Democratic Republicanism: Politics as a Procedure for Public Compromise. 3. Aristotelian and Democratic Republican Politics: A Comparison and Reconciliation. 4. The Incoherence of Majoritarian Democracy: Robert Dahl and the Politics of Coercion --
Pt. II. The Self-Organizing Polity. 5. Self-Organization in Society. 6. Empirical Investigations of Democratic Self-Organization --
Pt. III. A Theory of Contractual Federalism. 7. Conceptual Foundations for a Political Economy of Democracy. 8. The Citizen's Cooperative. 9. Contract, Hegemony, and Municipal Democracy.
|Series Title:||Advances in systems theory, complexity, and the human sciences.|