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Representation

Author: Mónica Brito Vieira; David Runciman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2008.
Series: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is representation? What does it mean when a politician represents citizens in government? These are just some of the questions which will be answered by David Runciman and Mónica Brito Vieira as they explain why representation should be understood as one of the key concepts in modern politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brito Vieira, Mónica.
Representation.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2008
(OCoLC)236321380
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mónica Brito Vieira; David Runciman
ISBN: 9780745675053 0745675050
OCLC Number: 852898513
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 213 pages) : illustrations.
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: The history of representation ---
The logic of representation ---
The politics of representation.
Series Title: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Responsibility: Mónica Brito Vieira, David Runciman.

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The first part of the book examines the historical roots of the concept of representation, from its origins in ancient Rome through to its role in the revolutionary politics of the modern world.  Read more...

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"Runciman and Vieira track the history of the idea of representation, break apart the complex of themes that it encodes, and reveal some salient lessons for the internal and external organization of Read more...

 
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