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A theory of militant democracy. The ethics of combatting political extremism.

Author: Kirshner.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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How should pro-democratic forces safeguard representative government from anti-democratic forces? By granting rights of participation to groups that do not share democratic values, democracies may endanger the very rights they have granted; but denying these rights may also undermine democratic values. Alexander Kirshner offers a set of principles for determining when one may reasonably refuse rights of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirshner.
ISBN: 9780300188240 0300188242
OCLC Number: 844731611
Description: 160 pages
Responsibility: Alexander S. Kirshner.

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Offers a set of principles for determining when one may reasonably refuse rights of participation. The author defends this theory through real-world examples, ranging from the far-right British  Read more...

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