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Who Elected Oxfam? : a Democratic Defense of Self-Appointed Representatives.

Author: Laura Montanaro
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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Laura Montanaro asks what entitles self-appointed representatives, such as non-governmental organizations and celebrity activists, to speak and act for others.
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Montanaro, Laura.
Who Elected Oxfam? : A Democratic Defense of Self-Appointed Representatives.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Montanaro
ISBN: 9781108321624 1108321623 9781108297721 1108297722
OCLC Number: 1019653711
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages)
Contents: 1. Democracy and its norms; 2. Self-appointed representation; 3. The dangers of self-appointed representation; 4. Non-electoral authorization and accountability; 5. Applying the theory; 6. Conclusion.

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What entitles self-appointed representatives, such as non-governmental organizations and celebrity activists, to speak and act for others? This book argues that such actors can, and should, be  Read more...

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'Democratic representation isn't what it used to be, and now covers much more than elections. Laura Montanaro provides an authoritative and compelling guide to this new landscape of representation. Read more...

 
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