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The trouble with democracy : political modernity in the 21st century

Author: Gerard Rosich; Peter Wagner
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is democracy here to stay? On one hand, the commitment to democracy is widely shared than ever. On the other, popular will has a decreasing impact on political decisions. This book places our  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Rosich; Peter Wagner
ISBN: 9781474407984 1474407986
OCLC Number: 936302852
Description: ix, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : re-interpreting democracy for our time / Gerard Rosich and Peter Wagner --
Autonomy in and between polities : democracy and the need for collective political selves / Gerard Rosich --
Rethinking "modern" democracy : political modernity and constituent power / Andreas Kalyvas --
Democratic surplus and democracy-in-failing : on ancient and modern self-cancelation of democracy / Nathalie Karagiannis --
Setbacks of women's emancipation (condition, consequence, measure and ruse) / Geneviève Fraisse --
Political modernity, democracy and state-society relations in Latin America : a new socio-historical problématique? / Manuel A. Garretón --
Communitarian cosmopolitanism : Argentina's recuperated factories, neoliberal globalisation and democratic citizenshp : an Arendtian perspective / Carlos A. Forment --
Middle-classing in Roodepoort : unexpected sites of post-apartheid "community" / Ivor Chipkin --
Democracy and capitalism in Europe, Brazil and South Africa / Peter Wagner --
From realism to activism : a critique of resignation in political theory / Lea Ypi --
The world as we find it : a suggestion for a democratic theory for our times / Tracy B. Strong --
Epilogue : democracy as capacity for self-transformation / Gerard Rosich and Peter Wagner.
Responsibility: edited by Gerard Rosich and Peter Wagner.

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