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Violent democracy

Author: Daniel Ross
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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"This book will change the way you think about democracy. Challenging conventional wisdom, Daniel Ross shows how violence is an integral part of the democratic system from its origins and into its globalised future. He draws on the examples of global terrorism and security, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the relation of colonial powers to indigenous populations, and the treatment of asylum seekers. His analysis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ross, Daniel, 1970-
Violent democracy.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004020688
(OCoLC)56422007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Ross
ISBN: 0511080921 9780511080920 0511079400 9780511079405 9780511481291 0511481292 1280417277 9781280417276 0511080166 9780511080166
OCLC Number: 60328353
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 183 pages)
Contents: The high horse and the low road --
Strangers in a familiar land --
Sorry we killed you --
The great debate --
Border protection and alien friends --
Enemy combatants --
Afterword : the politics of torture.
Responsibility: Daniel Ross.
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