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Civil disobedience and deliberative democracy

Author: William Smith
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge innovations in political theory, 53.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Smith
ISBN: 9780415827010 0415827019
OCLC Number: 828190114
Description: ix, 162 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Deliberative Theory of Civil Disobedience --
Justice, Democracy & Deliberation --
Civil Disobedience against Injustice --
Civil Disobedience against Deliberative Inertia --
Civil Disobedience as a Moral Right --
Civil Disobedience and the State --
Conclusion: Civil Disobedience as a Democratic Practice.
Series Title: Routledge innovations in political theory, 53.
Responsibility: William Smith.

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