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On the people's terms : a republican theory and model of democracy

Author: Philip Pettit
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: John Robert Seeley lectures, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"According to republican political theory, choosing freely requires being able to make the choice without subjection to another and freedom as a person requires being publicly protected against subjection in the exercise of basic liberties. But there is no public protection without a coercive state. And doesn't state coercion necessarily take from the freedom of the coerced? Philip Pettit addresses this question  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pettit
ISBN: 1107005116 9781107005112 0521182123 9780521182126
OCLC Number: 796354888
Awards: Short-listed for David Easton Award, Foundations of Political Thought Section, American Political Science Association 2014
Description: xii, 338 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the republic, old and new --
Freedom as non-domination --
Social justice --
Political legitimacy --
Democratic influence --
Democratic control --
Conclusion: the argument, in summary.
Series Title: John Robert Seeley lectures, 8.
Responsibility: Philip Pettit.

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A novel, republican theory of the point of democracy, providing a model of the institutions that republican democracy would require.  Read more...

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