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The United Nations Democracy Agenda : a conceptual history.

Author: Kirsten Haaiemck
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The United Nations Democracy Agenda is a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental democracy. "I know it when I see it" were the famous words of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart on defining obscenity. It is with the same conviction and (un)certainty with which liberal  Read more...
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Haaiemck, Kirsten.
United Nations Democracy Agenda : A conceptual history.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Haaiemck
ISBN: 9781847794550 1847794556
OCLC Number: 818847511
Description: 1 online resource (177 pages)
Contents: Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of figures; List of abbreviations; 1. Democracy ideas and practices; 2. Framing democracy: the democratic continuum; 3. Democracy under a veil: civilisation; 4. Lifting the veil over democracy: elections; 5. Extending democracy I: governance; 6. Extending democracy II: developmental democracy; 7. The future of UN democracy; References; Index
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