The Book of Democracy / Edition 1

The Book of Democracy / Edition 1

by James David Barber, James D. Barber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133400689

ISBN-13: 9780133400687

Pub. Date: 03/06/1995

Publisher: Pearson

The author raises the reader's level of awareness by guiding them through the reality of major democracy experiences. Includes the reasons for creating a democracy, uses historical examples to illustrate the successes and failures of democacies such as England, France, India, Russia, Australia and more. And examines various factors that come into

Overview

The author raises the reader's level of awareness by guiding them through the reality of major democracy experiences. Includes the reasons for creating a democracy, uses historical examples to illustrate the successes and failures of democacies such as England, France, India, Russia, Australia and more. And examines various factors that come into play in creating democracy such as force, totalitarianism, law, and reason. For anyone interested in the American Government, Political Science, and Comparative Politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133400687
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/06/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Humans Need Democracy.

I. POLITICAL ACTION TO MAKE DEMOCRACY CONTROL FORCE.

2. The Story of Russian Revolution: Democracy Cut Down.
3. The Challenge of Force.
4. The Story of Australian Development: Democracy Raised Up.

II. DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL ACTION GUARANTEES FREEDOM AND EQUALITY.

5. The Story of the French Revolution: Democracy Cut Down.
6. The Challenge of Totalitarianism.
7. The Story of India's Nationality: Democracy Raised Up.

III. POLITICAL ACTION TO MAKE RULE BY LAW.

8. The Story of England's 19th Century: Democracy Cut Down.
9. Law for Democracy.
10. The Story of England's Law Intervention: Democracy Raised Up.

IV. POLITICAL ACTION TO MAKE DEMOCRACY RULE BY REASON.

11. The Story of Nazism: Democracy Cut Down.
12. Reason: Essential for Democracy.
13. The Story of the Creation of the United States of America: Democracy Raised Up.

CONCLUSION.

14. To Make Democracy Happen.

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