Associative Democracy: The Real Third Way [NOOK Book]

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This book aims to unlock the current crisis in democratic accountability by supplementing representative democracy with democratic governance in civil society.
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Associative Democracy: The Real Third Way

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Overview

This book aims to unlock the current crisis in democratic accountability by supplementing representative democracy with democratic governance in civil society.
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Associative democracy holds that as many social activities as possible should be devolved to self-governing voluntary associations. Advocates tout it as an alternative to both free-market individualism and centralized state control. Scholars of the social sciences, most at the University of Amsterdam but also elsewhere in northern Europe, explore such aspects of it as problems and prospects, the faces of ecological democracy, Danish civil society, and globalization and multi-level governance in Europe. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136338755
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/6/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Hirst is Professor of Social Theory, Birkbeck College, University of London.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Can Associationalism Come Back? 15
Problems and Prospects of Associative Democracy: Cohen and Rogers Revisited 31
Associo-Deliberative Democracy and Qualitative Participation 71
Association and Deliberation in Risk Society: Two Faces of Ecological Democracy 85
Associationalism for 150 Years and Still Alive and Kicking: Some Reflections on Danish Civil Society 105
Globalisation and Multilevel Governance in Europe: Realist Criteria for Institutional Design, or How Pessimistic Should One Be? 131
Reflexive Governance and Indigenous Self-Rule: Lessons in Associative Democracy? 157
Associative Democracy and the Incorporation of Minorities: Critical Remarks on Paul Hirst's Associative Democracy 187
Abstracts 203
Notes on Contributors 208
Index 211
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