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Democratic theory and practice.

Author: Graeme Campbell Duncan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Cambridge University, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In past decades, democratic theory has been on the defensive, largely as a result of the disappointments of democratic practice. The essays in this volume reflect critically on the theory in the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Campbell Duncan
ISBN: 0521242096 9780521242097 0521285267 9780521285261
OCLC Number: 760374091
Description: vii, 296 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of contributors; Part I. Backgrounds to the Arguments: 1. Introduction Graeme Duncan; 2. The limits of democratic theory Paul E. Corcoran; 3. The historical study of 'democracy' Iain Hampshermonk; Part II. Classical Theories: 4. Mill and Rousseau: utility and rights Alan Ryan; 5. 'Classical' images of democracy in America: Madison and Tocqueville Richard W. Krouse; 6. Marxism and democratic theory Michael Levin; 7. Consensus and community: the theory of African one-party democracy Paul Nursery-Bray; Part III. Revisions and Critiques: 8. Democracy: American style Michael Margolis; 9. The competitive model of democracy David Miller; 10. Marcuse and autonomy Vincent Geoghegan; 11. Functional representation and democratic politics: towards a corporatist democracy Alan Cawson; Part IV. Possible Futures: 12. Human nature and radical democratic theory Graeme Duncan; 13. Feminism and democracy Carole Pateman; 14. Returning the social to democracy David Harris; 15. Bureaucracy and democracy Dennis F. Thompson; 16. Beginning at the end of democratic theory Henry S. Kariel; Notes; Index.

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