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The future of representative democracy

Author: Sonia Alonso; John Keane; Wolfgang Merkel; Maria Fotou
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne [etc] : Cambridge University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An integrated set of contributions on the subject of representation, representative democracy and their future written by a team of leading scholars. The Future of Representative Democracy includes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Actes de congrès (Descripteur de forme)
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Alonso; John Keane; Wolfgang Merkel; Maria Fotou
ISBN: 9780521177030 0521177030 9781107003569 1107003563
OCLC Number: 758640826
Notes: Réimpr. : 2012.
Description: 1 v. (XIV-307 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: rethinking the future of representative democracy Sonia Alonso, John Keane and Wolfgang Merkel; 1. Representative democracy and its critics Nadia Urbinati; 2. Representative democracy and the populist temptation Klaus von Beyme; 3. The wider canvas: representation and democracy in state and society Michael Saward; 4. Performance and deficits of present-day representation Bernhard Wessels; 5. Do parliaments have a future? David Beetham; 6. Engendering representative democracy Drude Dahlerup; 7. Representative democracy and the multinational demos Sonia Alonso; 8. Diagnosing and designing democracy in Europe Philippe C. Schmitter; 9. Monitory democracy? John Keane; 10. Representing nature Robyn Eckersley; 11. Democracy and representation beyond the nation state Michael Zurn and Gregor Walter-Drop.
Responsibility: edited by Sonia Alonso, John Keane, Wolfgang Merkel ; with the collaboration of Maria Fotou.

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'A valuable collection of essays which succeeds in assessing the development of democracy by placing it in wider historical and theoretical context - enlightening, compelling and fascinating.' Frank Read more...

 
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