Democracy and Its Critics

Democracy and Its Critics

by Robert Alan Dahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300044097

ISBN-13: 9780300044096

Pub. Date: 10/01/1989

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and why it is important. Robert Dahl examines the most basic assumptions of democratic theory, tests them against the questions raised by its critics, and recasts the theory of democracy into a new and coherent whole. He concludes by…  See more details below

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In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and why it is important. Robert Dahl examines the most basic assumptions of democratic theory, tests them against the questions raised by its critics, and recasts the theory of democracy into a new and coherent whole. He concludes by discussing the direction in which democracy must move if advanced democratic states are to exist in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300044096
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1989
Pages:
406

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