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Good Representative.

Author: Suzanne Dovi; Suzanne Lynn Dovi
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2008.
Series: New Directions in Ethics Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Good Representative, Suzanne Dovi argues that democratic citizens should assess their representatives by their display of three virtues: they must be fair-minded, build critical trust, and be good gatekeepers. This important book provides standards for evaluating the democratic credentials of representatives. Identifies the problems with and obstacles to good democratic representation. Argues that democratic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dovi, Suzanne.
Good Representative.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Dovi; Suzanne Lynn Dovi
ISBN: 9781118394212 1118394216
OCLC Number: 1020033485
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages).
Series Title: New Directions in Ethics Ser.

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In The Good Representative, Suzanne Dovi argues that democratic citizens should assess their representatives by their display of three virtues: they must be fair-minded, build critical trust, and be good gatekeepers. This important book provides standards for evaluating the democratic credentials of representatives. Identifies the problems with and obstacles to good democratic representation. Argues that democratic representation, even good democratic representation, is not always desirable. Timely and original, this book rejects the tendency to equate respect for the preferences of citizens with.

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